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Latitude: 52.8201 / 52°49'12"N
Longitude: -1.4209 / 1°25'15"W
OS Eastings: 439125
OS Northings: 324888
OS Grid: SK391248
Mapcode National: GBR 6G9.1MQ
Mapcode Global: WHDHF.4CNW
Entry Name: Covered Seat to West of Fountain Pond in Melbourne Hall Garden
Listing Date: 10 November 1967
Last Amended: 11 March 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1262770
English Heritage Legacy ID: 434144
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
6/82 (East Side)
10.11.67 Covered Seat to West
of Fountain Pond in
Melbourne Hall Garden
(formerly listed with
the matching seat as
'Two Alcoves in grounds
of Melbourne Hall')
Covered garden seat. c1704 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 William Cooke of Walcot. Stuccoed brick and
timber. Curved timber bench on turned legs fitted into an
apsidal structure with stuccoed segmental brick wall, covered by
domed leaded roof, with simple panelled timber jambs and
segmental cornice with raised keystone. Built as a pair to
similar seat to east. Included in the Derbyshire Historic
Gardens Register at Grade I. See item 6/63 for sources.
Listing NGR: SK3912524888
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