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RETAINING WALL, STEPS AND RAILINGS BORDERING HOLLOW STONE

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: RETAINING WALL, STEPS AND RAILINGS BORDERING HOLLOW STONE

List entry Number: 1255168

Location

RETAINING WALL, STEPS AND RAILINGS BORDERING HOLLOW STONE, SHORT HILL

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.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 458854

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List entry Description

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History

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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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SK 57755 39653

Map

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