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Covered Seat to West of Fountain Pond in Melbourne Hall Garden

A Grade I Listed Building in Melbourne, Derbyshire

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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

Plus Code: 9C4WRHCH+2M

Entry Name: Covered Seat to West of Fountain Pond in Melbourne Hall Garden

Listing Date: 10 November 1967

Last Amended: 11 March 1987

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1262770

English Heritage Legacy ID: 434144

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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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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