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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
Entry Name: Steps Cave 10 Metres South East of Number 14a
Listing Date: 30 November 1995
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1344947
English Heritage Legacy ID: 457990
Location: Nottingham, NG1
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
SK5639NE PARK TERRACE
646-1/19/478 (South West side)
Steps cave 10m south-east of No.14A
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:
Listing NGR: SK5656039868
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