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Steps Cave 10 Metres South East of Number 14a

A Grade II Listed Building in Nottingham, Nottingham

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Latitude: 52.9532 / 52°57'11"N

Longitude: -1.1596 / 1°9'34"W

OS Eastings: 456560

OS Northings: 339868

OS Grid: SK565398

Mapcode National: GBR LMP.1H

Mapcode Global: WHDGZ.5129

Plus Code: 9C4WXR3R+75

Entry Name: Steps Cave 10 Metres South East of Number 14a

Listing Date: 30 November 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1344947

English Heritage Legacy ID: 457990

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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646-1/19/478 (South West side)
Steps cave 10m south-east of No.14A
(not included)


Man made ornamental cave. c1870, restored late C20. Made for
Alderman Thomas Herbert. The cave is cut in a natural rock
face. Round-arched doorway flanked to left by an unglazed
opening, both round-arched. To right, regular rows of small
niches cut in the rock face. The doorway gives access to a
round-arched tunnel with a renewed brick staircase, leading to
an upper terrace.
This cave and others nearby were originally 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).

Listing NGR: SK5656039868

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