Although situated only four miles west of the centre of the City of Nottingham, Beeston has retained a feeling of independence.
Nowadays Bingham is a dormitory town for Nottingham, lying as it does,
just 10 miles east of the city centre on the A52 between Nottingham
BROMLEY HOUSE LIBRARY -
The idea for a library in Nottingham was conceived in December 1815 when the John Pearson wrote to the Duke of Newcastle announcing plans ...
Carrington lies about one and half miles north of the city centre of Nottingham, astride Mansfield Road and Hucknall Road...
in England in the mid to late 11th century
and become closely bound up in the story of the Norman Conquest. Defining
them is difficult.
a valley in limestone rock with a watercourse (Millward Brook) running through
it and caves on either side. The caves were hollowed out by
FOREST FIELDS -
The area known as Forest Fields lies to the north of the Forest Recreation Ground, Nottingham. It inclines northwards from Gregory Boulevard...
Nottinghamshire has a strong horticultural tradition going back to the
creation of the 'Dukeries' in the north of the county in the 17th and
back some 1,000 years.
Its origins are not, contrary
to belief, based on geese but was a Goods
Fair held to stock up before the onset of winter.
In the last century and a half the concept of hospitals has changed dramatically. The greatest change is that they now come under the NHS...
The landscape of an area is perhaps the most primary source of all for
local historians and it provides a depth of information
which is almost inexhaustible
Laxton is a parish in central Nottinghamshire, in Newark and Sherwood District Council. It is about 4,000 acres in extent. The village lies roughly in the centre ...
Mansfield is an ancient Nottinghamshire market town which, by mid-Victorian times, became the county's second largest township.
importance derives from its location at the intersection of major communication
routes: the River Trent, the Fosse Way and the Great North Road.
Long before Nottingham was established in the tenth century people had settled
in and around the area north of the Trent flood plain.
PUMPING STATION is
Britain’s finest working Victorian water pumping station. The site
has recently undergone extensive restoration...
Physically Plumtree village in Nottinghamshire has remained very much the same over the past two hundred years. The village lies...
- No castle or major church is associated with Retford
but it has been argued that its very ordinariness makes it “stand
as a template for English small town life”
Sherwood is predominantly a dormitory suburb of Nottingham, about two miles north of the city centre on the Mansfield Road, formerly the Mansfield...
- In the public imagination Sherwood Forest will forever be a landscape of sturdy oaks trees and dense greenwood inhabited by Robin Hood....
- Southwell is a small town situated north east of Nottingham on the
A612. It is dominated by the Minster which towers above the town..
- Tollerton was mentioned in the Domesday Book in 1086 where it was spelled Troclaveston suggesting that the name of a person is ...
The county is predominantly rural and the warm red brick and pantile-roofed
village and surrounding farmsteads are characteristic features...
The historic parish of Worksop covered 18,220 acres and was the largest in Nottinghamshire; in addition to the town it covered the settlements of Radford, Ratcliffe...