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Brewhouse Yard Museum and Associated Caves

A Grade II Listed Building in Nottingham, City of Nottingham

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Coordinates

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

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: Nottingham, NG7

County: City of 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


NOTTINGHAM

SK5739SW CASTLE ROAD
646-1/23/121 (West side (off))
11/08/52 Brewhouse Yard Museum and associated
caves
(Formerly Listed as:
CASTLE ROAD
Nos 5-8 (consec) Brewhouse Yard)

GV II

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
balusters.
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.

Description


NOTTINGHAM

SK5739SW CASTLE ROAD
646-1/23/121 (West side (off))
11/08/52 Brewhouse Yard Museum and associated
caves
(Formerly Listed as:
CASTLE ROAD
Nos 5-8 (consec) Brewhouse Yard)

GV II

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
balusters.
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

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