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Brewhouse Yard Museum and Associated Caves

A Grade II Listed Building in Nottingham, Nottingham

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Latitude: 52.9492 / 52°56'57"N

Longitude: -1.1529 / 1°9'10"W

OS Eastings: 457010

OS Northings: 339431

OS Grid: SK570394

Mapcode National: GBR LNQ.HX

Mapcode Global: WHDGZ.847C

Plus Code: 9C4WWRXW+MR

Entry Name: Brewhouse Yard Museum and Associated Caves

Listing Date: 11 August 1952

Last Amended: 30 November 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1246758

English Heritage Legacy ID: 455779

Location: Castle, Nottingham, NG7

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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Listing Text


646-1/23/121 (West side (off))
11/08/52 Brewhouse Yard Museum and associated
(Formerly Listed as:
Nos 5-8 (consec) Brewhouse Yard)


Includes: Nos.5-8 BREWHOUSE YARD.
4 houses, now museum, and associated caves. c1675, restored
and converted 1977. Red brick, with moulded brick dressings
and gabled and hipped plain tile roof. 4 ridge and single
gable stacks, rebuilt.
Plinth, first and second floor bands, coped gables. Windows
are glazing bar casements mostly 2 lights, with brick flat
arches and keystones. 2 storeys plus attics; 2:8:2 windows.
Symmetrical front, with 3-gabled centre, 8 windows, flanked by
gabled wings. Ground floor has slightly irregular
fenestration, with 2 renewed doors. Gables have 3 single
windows. Right wing has 2 windows, and a 5-light window in the
gable. Left wing has similar fenestration, with a door to
left, and a 4-light window to the gable.
INTERIOR has exposed span beams and joists in most rooms. 2
original dogleg stairs with intersecting strings and turned
At the rear, associated caves cut into the face of the Castle
Rock. Various irregular chambers with brick reinforcement and
infilling, and a square shaft to the surface. The caves are
probably contemporary with the houses.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Nottinghamshire: London:
1979-: 236; Reprint from The Mercian Geologist, Vol. 13, Sept.
1992: Waltham AC: The sandstone caves of Nottingham:
Nottingham: 1992-: 9).

Listing NGR: SK5701039431

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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