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Columns Cave Adjoining Number 14a to East

A Grade II Listed Building in Nottingham, Nottingham

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1254802

English Heritage Legacy ID: 457986

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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646-1/19/477 (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:
1992-: 15-16).

Listing NGR: SK5656639892

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