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Latitude: 52.8206 / 52°49'14"N
Longitude: -1.421 / 1°25'15"W
OS Eastings: 439112
OS Northings: 324945
OS Grid: SK391249
Mapcode National: GBR 6G9.1KB
Mapcode Global: WHDHF.4CKH
Entry Name: Pair of Cherubs to South of Statue of Mercury in Melbourne Hall Gardens
Listing Date: 10 November 1967
Last Amended: 11 March 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1096412
English Heritage Legacy ID: 83057
Location: Melbourne, South Derbyshire, Derbyshire, DE73
District: South Derbyshire
Civil Parish: 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
6/72 (East Side)
10.11.67 Pair of Cherubs to South
of Statue of Mercury in
Melbourne Hall Gardens
(formerly listed as
'Pair of pedestals with
figures of cupids, on
south side of garden,
Pair of cherubs. c1700 by Jan van Nost. Erected as part of a
French style garden designed by Royal Gardeners to Queen Anne,
London and Wise, for Thomas Coke of Melbourne Hall. Stone and
lead. Each cherub stands on a plain pedestal with moulded base
and cornice. The eastern one is climbing up a tree with a
quiver on his back and is covered in bees, whilst the western
one is shaping his bow. Included in the Derbyshire Historic
Gardens Register at Grade I. See item 6/63 for sources.
Listing NGR: SK3911224945
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