BREWHOUSE YARD MUSEUM AND ASSOCIATED CAVES

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1246758

Date first listed: 11-Aug-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 30-Nov-1995

Statutory Address: BREWHOUSE YARD MUSEUM AND ASSOCIATED CAVES, CASTLE ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: BREWHOUSE YARD MUSEUM AND ASSOCIATED CAVES, CASTLE ROAD

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

District: City of Nottingham (Unitary Authority)

National Grid Reference: SK 57010 39431

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History

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Details

NOTTINGHAM

SK5739SW CASTLE ROAD 646-1/23/121 (West side (off)) 11/08/52 Brewhouse Yard Museum and associated caves (Formerly Listed as: CASTLE ROAD Nos 5-8 (consec) Brewhouse Yard)

GV II

Includes: Nos.5-8 BREWHOUSE YARD. 4 houses, now museum, and associated caves. c1675, restored and converted 1977. Red brick, with moulded brick dressings and gabled and hipped plain tile roof. 4 ridge and single gable stacks, rebuilt. Plinth, first and second floor bands, coped gables. Windows are glazing bar casements mostly 2 lights, with brick flat arches and keystones. 2 storeys plus attics; 2:8:2 windows. Symmetrical front, with 3-gabled centre, 8 windows, flanked by gabled wings. Ground floor has slightly irregular fenestration, with 2 renewed doors. Gables have 3 single windows. Right wing has 2 windows, and a 5-light window in the gable. Left wing has similar fenestration, with a door to left, and a 4-light window to the gable. INTERIOR has exposed span beams and joists in most rooms. 2 original dogleg stairs with intersecting strings and turned balusters. At the rear, associated caves cut into the face of the Castle Rock. Various irregular chambers with brick reinforcement and infilling, and a square shaft to the surface. The caves are probably contemporary with the houses. (The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Nottinghamshire: London: 1979-: 236; Reprint from The Mercian Geologist, Vol. 13, Sept. 1992: Waltham AC: The sandstone caves of Nottingham: Nottingham: 1992-: 9).

Listing NGR: SK5701039431

Legacy

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

Legacy System number: 455779

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Williamson, E, The Buildings of England: Nottinghamshire, (1979), 236
'The Mercian Geologist' in The Mercian Geologist, (1992), 9

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