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DANIEL'S CAVE AND HADDON HALL STAIRS 30 METRES SOUTH EAST OF NUMBER 14A

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: DANIEL'S CAVE AND HADDON HALL STAIRS 30 METRES SOUTH EAST OF NUMBER 14A

List entry Number: 1059021

Location

DANIEL'S CAVE AND HADDON HALL STAIRS 30 METRES SOUTH EAST OF NUMBER 14A, PARK TERRACE

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

County:

District: City of Nottingham

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 30-Nov-1995

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 457987

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History

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Details

NOTTINGHAM

SK5639NE PARK TERRACE 646-1/19/479 (South West side) Daniel's Cave and Haddon Hall Stairs 30m south-east of No.14A (not included)

GV II

Man made ornamental caves. c1856. Made for Alderman Thomas Herbert. Daniel's cave, approx 10m x 6m and 3m high, open at the west end. Central carved and ribbed dome with skylight, on 4 columns. At the inner end, a sculpture group in bed rock, illustrating the legend of Daniel, approx 3m high and 4m wide, with approximately life size figures. On the north side, an adjoining rectangular passage, approx 20m long, leading to a staircase. The rock cut staircase, approx 9m long, is a copy of that at Haddon Hall, Derbys. The staircase has columns, balustrades and niches with figures. This cave and others nearby were built as garden features in the grounds of Herbert's house in the Ropewalk (not included). Overlying buildings are not of special interest. (Reprint from The Mercian Geologist, Vol. 13, Sept. 1992: Waltham AC: The sandstone caves of Nottingham: Nottingham: 1992-: 15-16).

Listing NGR: SK5656439852

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'The Mercian Geologist' in The Mercian Geologist, (1992), 15-16

National Grid Reference: SK 56564 39852

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