THREE PAIRS OF VASES FLANKING CENTRAL PATH OF UPPER TERRACE IN MELBOURNE HALL GARDENS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1204146
Date first listed:
11-Mar-1987
Statutory Address:
THREE PAIRS OF VASES FLANKING CENTRAL PATH OF UPPER TERRACE IN MELBOURNE HALL GARDENS, CHURCH CLOSE

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Location

Statutory Address:
THREE PAIRS OF VASES FLANKING CENTRAL PATH OF UPPER TERRACE IN MELBOURNE HALL GARDENS, CHURCH CLOSE

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Derbyshire
District:
South Derbyshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Melbourne
National Grid Reference:
SK 39032 24995

Details

SK 38/3925 PARISH OF MELBOURNE CHURCH CLOSE 6/64 (East ,Side) Three Pairs of Vases Flanking Central Path of Upper Terrace in Melbourne Hall Gardens GV I Three pairs of urns. Early C18, possibly by Samuel Watson. 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. All the urns have panelled stone bases on stepped plinths with thistle-shaped vases over, on tapering bases. Each urn has a gadrooned base to the bowl and fluted sides. Included in the Derbyshire Historic Gardens Register at Grade I. See item 6/63 for sources.

Listing NGR: SK3903224995

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
83049
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Anthony, J, Gardens of Britain, (1979)
Green, D, Gardener to Queen Anne, (1956)
Hussey, C, English Gardens and Landscapes 1700-1750, (1967)
Kerr, V , Melbourne Hall Gardens, (1984)
Pevsner, N, Williamson, E, The Buildings of England: Derbyshire, (1978)
'Country Life' in 7 April, (1928), 492
'Country Life' in 23 September, (1899), 368
'Country Life' in 14 April, (1928), 526
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 10 Derbyshire,

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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