RETAINING WALL, STEPS AND RAILINGS BORDERING HOLLOW STONE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1255168
Date first listed:
30-Nov-1995
Statutory Address:
RETAINING WALL, STEPS AND RAILINGS BORDERING HOLLOW STONE, SHORT HILL

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Location

Statutory Address:
RETAINING WALL, STEPS AND RAILINGS BORDERING HOLLOW STONE, SHORT HILL

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 57755 39653

Details

NOTTINGHAM

SK5739NE SHORT HILL 646-1/21/555 (North side) Retaining wall, steps and railings bordering Hollow Stone

GV II

Retaining wall steps and railings. c1740, altered C19 and C20. Brick, rendered, with ashlar coping and steps and wrought-iron railing. The wall, approx 60m long, varies in height with the slope of the ground, maximum approx 3m. Near the centre, 2 large segment-arched entrances, C19, with panelled doors. To west, an altered garage opening with lintel, then 2 segment-arched doorways. The wall is topped with a spiked wrought-iron railing. At the west end, 3 sections of scrolled railing, resited. At the east end, a flight of steps with winders, with the same wrought-iron balustrade and railing. This building was probably constructed in 1740 when Hollow Stone was widened. (Reprint from The Mercian Geologist, Vol. 13, Sept. 1992: Waltham AC: The sandstone caves of Nottingham: Nottingham: 1992-: 7).

Listing NGR: SK5775539653

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
458854
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'The Mercian Geologist' in The Mercian Geologist, (1992), 7

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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Date: 10 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/03608/25
Rights: Copyright IoE Ian Shapeero. Source Historic England Archive
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