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Latitude: 52.0481 / 52°2'53"N
Longitude: -0.0238 / 0°1'25"W
OS Eastings: 535616
OS Northings: 240701
OS Grid: TL356407
Mapcode National: GBR K7Q.DV6
Mapcode Global: VHGNB.JSS9
Plus Code: 9C4X2XXG+6F
Entry Name: Royston Cave
Listing Date: 14 June 1976
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1102013
English Heritage Legacy ID: 161823
Location: Royston, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG8
District: North Hertfordshire
Civil Parish: Royston
Built-Up Area: Royston
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: Royston
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
An. Man-made cave underneath the road. Bottle shaped, 28 ft deep, lit by round
grating in pavement. Numerous C13 or C14 carvings represent a crucifixion, Saint
Christopher, Saint Catherine, a king and queen, figures on horse-back, etc. Formerly
painted but paint now faded. Later entrance passage, 1790. RCHM, p 175; VCH,
III, p 254.
Listing NGR: TL3561640701
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