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Retaining Wall, Steps and Railings Bordering Hollow Stone

A Grade II Listed Building in Nottingham, City of Nottingham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9512 / 52°57'4"N

Longitude: -1.1418 / 1°8'30"W

OS Eastings: 457755

OS Northings: 339653

OS Grid: SK577396

Mapcode National: GBR LQQ.X7

Mapcode Global: WHDGZ.F2HX

Plus Code: 9C4WXV25+F7

Entry Name: Retaining Wall, Steps and Railings Bordering Hollow Stone

Listing Date: 30 November 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1255168

English Heritage Legacy ID: 458854

Location: Nottingham, NG1

County: City of Nottingham

Electoral Ward/Division: Bridge

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

SK5739NE SHORT HILL
646-1/21/555 (North side)
Retaining wall, steps and railings
bordering Hollow Stone

GV II

Retaining wall steps and railings. c1740, altered C19 and C20.
Brick, rendered, with ashlar coping and steps and wrought-iron
railing. The wall, approx 60m long, varies in height with the
slope of the ground, maximum approx 3m. Near the centre, 2
large segment-arched entrances, C19, with panelled doors. To
west, an altered garage opening with lintel, then 2
segment-arched doorways. The wall is topped with a spiked
wrought-iron railing. At the west end, 3 sections of scrolled
railing, resited. At the east end, a flight of steps with
winders, with the same wrought-iron balustrade and railing.
This building was probably constructed in 1740 when Hollow
Stone was widened.
(Reprint from The Mercian Geologist, Vol. 13, Sept. 1992:
Waltham AC: The sandstone caves of Nottingham: Nottingham:
1992-: 7).


Listing NGR: SK5775539653

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