Steps Leading To Terrace On East Side Of The Castle Museum

Date:
10 Aug 2006
Location:
Steps Leading To Terrace On East Side Of The Castle Museum, Castle Road, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 6AA
Reference:
IOE01/15591/04
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

NOTTINGHAM

SK5639SE CASTLE ROAD 646-1/22/133 (West side (off)) Steps leading to terrace on east side of the Castle Museum

GV II

Steps with intermediate landing. 1674-79. Probably by Samuel Marsh for the first Duke of Newcastle. Ashlar. Plain steps, approx 3m wide, with low flanking walls. On the landing, 4 pedestals topped with urns. With the nearby gate piers, these steps formed the main approach to the principal entrance. Part of the original architectural scheme of the Ducal palace. (Get to know Nottingham: Hamilton A: Nottingham's Royal Castle: Nottingham: 1980-: ILLUSTRATION, 22).

Listing NGR: SK5689739489

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE01/1708 IOE Records taken by Eric Ritchie; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

© Dr Eric Ritchie. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Ritchie, Eric

Rights Holder: Ritchie, Eric

Keywords

Ashlar, Stuart Steps, Transport, Pedestrian Transport Site