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Garden Walls Attached to South Front of Melbourne Hall with Attached Railings and Wall to East

A Grade I Listed Building in Melbourne, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 52.8209 / 52°49'15"N

Longitude: -1.4229 / 1°25'22"W

OS Eastings: 438986

OS Northings: 324974

OS Grid: SK389249

Mapcode National: GBR 6G9.12Z

Mapcode Global: WHDHF.3CP8

Plus Code: 9C4WRHCG+9R

Entry Name: Garden Walls Attached to South Front of Melbourne Hall with Attached Railings and Wall to East

Listing Date: 10 November 1967

Last Amended: 11 March 1987

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1334648

English Heritage Legacy ID: 83135

Location: Melbourne, South Derbyshire, Derbyshire, DE73

County: 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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6/151 (North Side)
10.11.67 Garden Walls Attached
to South Front of
Melbourne Hall with
Attached Railings and
Wall to East (formerly
listed as 'Wrought iron
balustrade on terrace
and walls of forecourt
to Melbourne Hall')
Garden walls and attached railings. Late C17 and early C18
walls with c1725 railings attached, by Robert Bakewell. Part of
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. Rubble stone and red
brick with stone dressings and iron railings. Walls attached to
either side of south front of the hall are about 12 feet high
with rubble stonework on the east face and red brick to west
face. To north end of each wall is a semi-circular headed
rusticated early C18 arch with large double keystone to top, and
to south end of each wall is a tall stone pier with plain
entablature and a large banded ball finial. Attached to east of
eastern pier are Bakewell's elegant railings with panels of six
elaborate lyre shaped standards with a strapwork frieze to top.
Beyond the railings to east is a high rubble stone wall which
bounds the garden to the south. To eastern end it has a
segmental headed raised doorcase. Included in the Derbyshire
Historic Gardens Register at Grade I. See item 6/63 for

Listing NGR: SK3898624974

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