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STONE FOUNTAIN TO SOUTH OF LOWER TERRACE IN MELBOURNE HALL GARDENS

List Entry Summary

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

Name: STONE FOUNTAIN TO SOUTH OF LOWER TERRACE IN MELBOURNE HALL GARDENS

List entry Number: 1204317

Location

STONE FOUNTAIN TO SOUTH OF LOWER TERRACE IN MELBOURNE HALL GARDENS, CHURCH CLOSE

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

County: Derbyshire

District: South Derbyshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Melbourne

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 10-Nov-1967

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 83058

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History

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Details

SK 38/3925 PARISH OF MELBOURNE CHURCH CLOSE 6/73 (East Side) 10.11.67 Stone Fountain to South of Lower Terrace in Melbourne Hall Gardens GV I Fountain with central statue. c1704 with later repairs. Statue 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, with work carried out by William Cooke of Walcot. Stone and lead. Circular stone pool with moulded nosing to copings and plain pedestal to centre topped by small lead statue of a boy blowing a whistle, from which the fountain issues. Designed as a pair to similar fountain to north. Included in the Derbyshire. Historic Gardens Register at Grade I. See item 6/63 for sources.

Listing NGR: SK3911324936

Selected 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,

National Grid Reference: SK3911324936

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