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Daniel's Cave and Haddon Hall Stairs 30 Metres South East of Number 14a

A Grade II Listed Building in Nottingham, City of Nottingham

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Latitude: 52.9531 / 52°57'11"N

Longitude: -1.1595 / 1°9'34"W

OS Eastings: 456564

OS Northings: 339852

OS Grid: SK565398

Mapcode National: GBR LMP.1J

Mapcode Global: WHDGZ.513F

Entry Name: Daniel's Cave and Haddon Hall Stairs 30 Metres South East of Number 14a

Listing Date: 30 November 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1059021

English Heritage Legacy ID: 457987

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

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Listing Text


646-1/19/479 (South West side)
Daniel's Cave and Haddon Hall Stairs
30m south-east of No.14A (not


Man made ornamental caves. c1856. Made for Alderman Thomas
Herbert. Daniel's cave, approx 10m x 6m and 3m high, open at
the west end. Central carved and ribbed dome with skylight, on
4 columns. At the inner end, a sculpture group in bed rock,
illustrating the legend of Daniel, approx 3m high and 4m wide,
with approximately life size figures. On the north side, an
adjoining rectangular passage, approx 20m long, leading to a
staircase. The rock cut staircase, approx 9m long, is a copy
of that at Haddon Hall, Derbys. The staircase has columns,
balustrades and niches with figures.
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: SK5656439852

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