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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1334595
English Heritage Legacy ID: 83055
Location: Melbourne, South Derbyshire, Derbyshire, DE73
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
SK 38/3925 PARISH OF MELBOURNE CHURCH CLOSE
6/70 (East Side)
10.11.67 Pair of Cherubs to North
of Statue of Mercury
in Melbourne Hall
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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