COLUMNS CAVE ADJOINING NUMBER 14A TO EAST

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1254802
Date first listed:
30-Nov-1995
Statutory Address:
COLUMNS CAVE ADJOINING NUMBER 14A TO EAST, PARK TERRACE

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Location

Statutory Address:
COLUMNS CAVE ADJOINING NUMBER 14A TO EAST, PARK TERRACE

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 56566 39892

Details

NOTTINGHAM

SK5639NE PARK TERRACE 646-1/19/477 (North East side) Columns cave adjoining No.14A to east (not included)

GV II

Man-made ornamental cave. c1870. Made for Alderman Thomas Herbert. Rectangular cave approx 13m x 7m, and 3m high, open at the west end. The roof is carried on 3 rows of 6 square rock columns with relief panels and capitals. One column replaced in brick. The walls are divided by similar half-columns, and between them, bas relief figures and crucifixes. The existing cave is under Park Terrace. An adjoining cave to the east was filled in during 1976. 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: SK5656639892

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
457986
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

Legal

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

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