The Caves of Nottingham


Image: The outside of Castle Hill shows some holes. Some caves are hidden behind facades. The left building is the Museum Of Nottingham Life, the right is the pub Ye olde Trip to Jerusalem.
Image: Inside the Museum Of Nottingham Life, exhibition about the usage of the caves as air raid shelter.
Image: The pub Ye olde Trip to Jerusalem.
Image: The caves were built long ago and rebuilt, modified and widened several times. Brickstone walls closed parts that wer not used any more.
Image: The walls of the caves show remains of the digging work. And they show the typical layers of flint stones which formed along chemical borders in the ground water.
Image: An air vent which was necessay only for the air raid, as this was the only usage in history with many people staying some time inside the cave.

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