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Pair of Cherubs to North of Statue of Mercury in Melbourne Hall Gardens

A Grade I Listed Building in Melbourne, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 52.8214 / 52°49'17"N

Longitude: -1.421 / 1°25'15"W

OS Eastings: 439115

OS Northings: 325033

OS Grid: SK391250

Mapcode National: GBR 6G9.1L4

Mapcode Global: WHDHF.4BLW

Entry Name: Pair of Cherubs to North of Statue of Mercury in Melbourne Hall Gardens

Listing Date: 10 November 1967

Last Amended: 11 March 1987

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1334595

English Heritage Legacy ID: 83055

Location: Melbourne, South Derbyshire, Derbyshire, DE73

County: Derbyshire

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

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Listing Text

6/70 (East Side)
10.11.67 Pair of Cherubs to North
of Statue of Mercury
in Melbourne Hall
Gardens (formerly
listed as 'Pair of
Pedestals with figures
of cupids on north side
of garden, Melbourne
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 western one is standing ready to draw his bow
which is now missing and the eastern one is flying and has a
quiver on his back. Included in the Derbyshire Historic Gardens
Register at Grade I. See item 6/63 for sources.

Listing NGR: SK3911525033

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