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Latitude: 52.9534 / 52°57'12"N
Longitude: -1.1595 / 1°9'34"W
OS Eastings: 456566
OS Northings: 339892
OS Grid: SK565398
Mapcode National: GBR LMP.2D
Mapcode Global: WHDGZ.5144
Plus Code: 9C4WXR3R+96
Entry Name: Columns Cave Adjoining Number 14a to East
Listing Date: 30 November 1995
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1254802
English Heritage Legacy ID: 457986
Location: Nottingham, NG1
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
SK5639NE PARK TERRACE
646-1/19/477 (North East side)
Columns cave adjoining No.14A to
east (not included)
Man-made ornamental cave. c1870. Made for Alderman Thomas
Herbert. Rectangular cave approx 13m x 7m, and 3m high, open
at the west end. The roof is carried on 3 rows of 6 square
rock columns with relief panels and capitals. One column
replaced in brick. The walls are divided by similar
half-columns, and between them, bas relief figures and
crucifixes. The existing cave is under Park Terrace. An
adjoining cave to the east was filled in during 1976.
This cave and others nearby were built as 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:
Listing NGR: SK5656639892
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