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Water Channel and Three Bridges in Melbourne Hall Gardens

A Grade II* Listed Building in Melbourne, Derbyshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8205 / 52°49'13"N

Longitude: -1.4208 / 1°25'15"W

OS Eastings: 439126

OS Northings: 324926

OS Grid: SK391249

Mapcode National: GBR 6G9.1ML

Mapcode Global: WHDHF.4CPM

Entry Name: Water Channel and Three Bridges in Melbourne Hall Gardens

Listing Date: 11 March 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1204519

English Heritage Legacy ID: 83073

Location: Melbourne, South Derbyshire, Derbyshire, DE73

County: Derbyshire

Civil Parish: Melbourne

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Melbourne St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

SK 38/3925 PARISH OF MELBOURNE CHURCH CLOSE
6/89 (East Side)
Water Channel and Three
Bridges in Melbourne
Hall Gardens
GV II*
Water channel and three bridges. Early C18 with later repairs.
Erected as part of a French style garden designed by Royal
Gardeners to Queen Anne, London and Wise, for Thomas Coke of
Melbourne Hall with work carried out by Sorocold. Stone, rubble
and ashlar. Long channel running from the pool under the Old
Mill to the Grand Basin with three bridges over. Channel has
stone rubble sides and the bridges all have low single segmental
arches. Originally none of them had parapets but that nearest
the mill has had low stone parapets added. Included in the
Derbyshire Historic Gardens Register at Grade I. Flee item 6/63
for sources.


Listing NGR: SK3912624926

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