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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
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
SK5639NE PARK TERRACE
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:
Listing NGR: SK5656439852
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