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Summerhouse Cave 45 Metres South East of Number 14a

A Grade II Listed Building in Nottingham, Nottingham

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Latitude: 52.9529 / 52°57'10"N

Longitude: -1.1596 / 1°9'34"W

OS Eastings: 456558

OS Northings: 339837

OS Grid: SK565398

Mapcode National: GBR LMP.1L

Mapcode Global: WHDGZ.512J

Plus Code: 9C4WXR3R+55

Entry Name: Summerhouse Cave 45 Metres South East of Number 14a

Listing Date: 30 November 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1059023

English Heritage Legacy ID: 457991

Location: Nottingham, NG1

County: Nottingham

Electoral Ward/Division: Radford and Park

Built-Up Area: Nottingham

Traditional County: Nottinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Nottinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Nottingham St Peter with St James

Church of England Diocese: Southwell and Nottingham

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646-1/19/480 (South West side)
Summerhouse cave 45m south-east of
No.14A (not included)


Man made ornamental cave. Dated 1872. Made for Alderman Thomas
Herbert. Rectangular cave, approx. 6m x 2m, with a central
opening on the west side. The walls have relief carvings,
half-columns, and wall recesses ornamented with tufa. In the
centre, a font.
This cave and others nearby were originally 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: SK5655839837

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