WATER CHANNEL AND THREE BRIDGES IN MELBOURNE HALL GARDENS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1204519

Date first listed: 11-Mar-1987

Statutory Address: WATER CHANNEL AND THREE BRIDGES IN MELBOURNE HALL GARDENS, CHURCH CLOSE

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Location

Statutory Address: WATER CHANNEL AND THREE BRIDGES 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 39126 24926

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

SK 38/3925 PARISH OF MELBOURNE CHURCH CLOSE 6/89 (East Side) Water Channel and Three Bridges in Melbourne Hall Gardens GV II* Water channel and three bridges. Early C18 with later repairs. 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 Sorocold. Stone, rubble and ashlar. Long channel running from the pool under the Old Mill to the Grand Basin with three bridges over. Channel has stone rubble sides and the bridges all have low single segmental arches. Originally none of them had parapets but that nearest the mill has had low stone parapets added. Included in the Derbyshire Historic Gardens Register at Grade I. Flee item 6/63 for sources.

Listing NGR: SK3912624926

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 83073

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,

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