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COLUMNS CAVE ADJOINING NUMBER 14A TO EAST

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: COLUMNS CAVE ADJOINING NUMBER 14A TO EAST

List entry Number: 1254802

Location

COLUMNS CAVE ADJOINING NUMBER 14A TO EAST, 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: 457986

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History

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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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SK 56566 39892

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