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Latitude: 52.8213 / 52°49'16"N
Longitude: -1.4227 / 1°25'21"W
OS Eastings: 438998
OS Northings: 325013
OS Grid: SK389250
Mapcode National: GBR 6G9.13Y
Mapcode Global: WHDHF.3CS0
Entry Name: Pair of Pedestals Supporting Fruit Bowl Vase in Melbourne Hall Gardens
Listing Date: 10 November 1967
Last Amended: 11 March 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1096409
English Heritage Legacy ID: 83048
Location: Melbourne, South Derbyshire, Derbyshire, DE73
District: South Derbyshire
Civil Parish: Melbourne
Built-Up Area: Melbourne
Traditional County: Derbyshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire
Church of England Parish: Melbourne St Michael
Church of England Diocese: Derby
SK 38/3925 PARISH OF MELBOURNE CHURCH CLOSE
6/63 (East Side)
10.11.67 Pair of Pedestals
Supporting Fruit Bowl
Vase in Melbourne Hall
as 'Pair of pedestals
supporting vases on
Pair of pedestals supporting fruit bowl vases. Late C17.
Incorporated into early C18 garden designed by Royal Gardeners
to Queen Anne, London and Wise, for Thomas Coke of Melbourne
Hall with work carried out by William Cooke of Walcot. Stone.
Two similar pedestals and vases. Each has a plain pedestal on
stepped plinth, with large lattice work basket over containing
fruit and flowers, standing on a moulded tapering base. These
probably belonged to the earlier formal garden at Melbourne
Hall. Included in the Derbyshire Historic Gardens Register at
Grade I. Sources - see Anthony J, 'Gardens of Britain', 1979,
Country Life 23 Sept 1899, p368, 7 April 1928, p492, 14 April
1928, p526. Hussey C, 'English Gardens and Landscapes 1700-
1750' 1967. Pevsner N, revised Williamson E, 'Derbyshire' 1978.
Green D 'Gardener to Queen Anne' 1956. Also V Kerr, 'Melbourne
Hall Gardens', 1984.
Listing NGR: SK3899825013
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