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NOTTINGHAM COUNCIL HOUSE. The Nottingham Council House Architect Cecil Howitt opened by The Prince of Wales in 1929. The seat of The Nottingham City Council.

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1 NOTTINGHAM COUNCIL HOUSE

2 The Nottingham Council House Architect Cecil Howitt opened by The Prince of Wales in The seat of The Nottingham City Council Houses the Exchange Arcade Sculptural works designed by Joseph Else ( ) the Principal of the Nottingham School of Art. The right hand lion is known as Oscar or Menelaus and the left is Leo or Agamemnon

3 NOTTINGHAM COUNCIL HOUSE

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5 QUEENS CHAMBERS

6 Queens Chambers Queen Street / Long Row Architect Watson Fothergill Built in 1897 Full of detail and character Queen Victoria (Look top right - Queen St. side)

7 VIEW ACROSS TO QUEENS CHAMBERS

8 DEBENHAMS DEPARTMENT STORE Debenhams Department Store, Long Row Used to be Griffin & Spaldings Established 1846

9 THE PRUDENTIAL BUILDING

10 The Prudential Building King / Queen Street Architect Alfred Waterhouse Built between 1894 and 1897

11 NOTTINGHAM MAIN POST OFFICE The Prudential Building King / Queen Street Architect Alfred Waterhouse Built between 1894 and 1897

12 THE OLD JESSOP’S STORE The Old Jessop's Department Store Building King Street architect Watson Fothergill built 1895 The old Jessop's (John Lewis) store used to occupy property all the way between Parliament Street and Long Row. John Lewis is now located in The Victoria Centre, and this building now hosts many different shops.

13 THE ELITE CINEMA

14 The Elite Cinema Upper Parliament Street Used to be one of Nottingham's finest cinemas Superb quality in sculptural decoration Designed by Adamson & Kinns Opened in 1921

15 THE BLUE BELL PUB The Blue Bell Pub Upper Parliament Street

16 THE EXPRESS NEWSPAPER OFFICES

17 The Express Newspaper Offices Upper Parliament Street architect, Watson Fothergill. built during Used to house the offices and printing works for The Nottingham Express Newspaper. The three carved heads are all of prominent Liberal MP's of the day - Cobden, Gladstone & Bright NB towers and turrets; interesting roofs, openings, gargoyles; polychrome masonry; Gothic arches; ornate capitals; generous use of sculpture

18 NOTTINGHAM VICTORIA STATION CLOCK The Nottingham Victoria Station Clock Tower the clock tower is all that remains of this once magnificent Victorian station. station designed by Albert E. Lambert opened in 1900 served both The Great Central and Great Northern Railways closed in 1967 and demolished.

19 THE YMCA The YMCA Shakespeare Street dates from 1937 architect Cecil Howitt

20 THE ARKWRIGHT BUILDING

21 The Arkwright Building / Old University College Shakespeare Street Opened in 1881 as University College Nottingham Now part of Nottingham Trent University. This building was very extensively damaged when it suffered a direct hit by a German bomb in WW2 The masonry on the frontage clearly shows shrapnel scars

22 THE NEWTON BUILDING The Newton Building Burton Street Built between 1956 & 1958 Designed by Cecil Howitt Originally opened as a Technical College Now part of the Nottingham Trent University

23 SIDEVIEW OF THE THEATRE ROYAL AND THE ROYAL CONCERT HALL

24 THE THEATRE ROYAL

25 The Theatre Royal Theatre Square, Upper Parliament Street opened in 1865 one of the most luxurious theatres of its time.

26 REFLEX 80’s DISCO

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28 THE FOX PUB

29 The Fox (Foxy's) Pub Upper Parliament Street Art Deco style Built in 1928 THE FOX PUB

30 THE BELL INN The Bell Inn, Angel Row Grade 2 listed building A contender for the oldest original pub in the city. Actually two timber framed buildings that have been masked by the more modern frontage. The Bell shows a date of Establishment in 1437

31 THE FLYING HORSE SHOPPING MALL With Pegasus, the winged horse from Greek Mythology

32 THE FLYING HORSE HOTEL

33 The Flying Horse Hotel The Poultry From 1483 but what we see today is probably a good bit later Previously known as The Travellers Inn No longer a hotel Amazing chimneys Converted into a shopping arcade in 1990s THE FLYING HORSE HOTEL

34 THE POULTRY ARCADE The Poultry Arcade The Poultry Ornate building Once a very prestigious building Important retail outlet or other business of its day.

35 BOOTS THE CHEMISTS

36 Boots the Chemists High Street/Pelham Street Built as Jesse Boots 'flagship' Nottingham store. Designed by Nottingham architect Albert Nelson Bromley built

37 THE NOTTINGHAM AND NOTTS BANK HEAD OFFICE

38 The Nottingham & Notts Bank Head Office Thurland Street Architect Watson Fothergill Built between 1877 and 1882 Abundance of detail Fantastic quality of materials used suggests a limitless budget? One of the best Fothergill examples

39 THE NOTTINGHAM AND NOTTS BANK HEAD OFFICE

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41 THE THURLAND HALL The Thurland Hall PubThurland Street This takes its name from a large and important C15th century house here, demolished in the 1830's. Architect Gilbert Doughty Built 1900

42 THE OLD CORN EXCHANGE

43 The Old Corn Exchange Thurland Street Architect T. C. Hine Built beteen1849 & 1850 The city's corn exchange

44 THE PITCHER AND PIANO PUB The Pitcher & Piano Public House High Pavement Bar that occupies a deconsecrated Unitarian Church building

45 THE SHIRE HALL The Shire Hall High Pavement Built in the 1740's Architect J. Gandon Used to be the seat of justice for the County of Nottinghamshire Now The Galleries of Justice, a museum dedicated to the history of the justice system Also housed the County Gaol N.B. mistake in carving of ‘Gaol’ above the door

46 ST. MARY’S CHURCH

47 St Mary's Church, High Pavement, The Lace Market Oldest church in Nottingham Mentioned in the Domesday Book Saxon origins In ‘English’ part of the city Extended and modified many times over the centuries Most of the outer shell that is visible today dates from C14th & 15th Occupies a prominent position on the top of the hill would have been a landmark visible from many miles around before the lace mills and warehouses The top of the tower is some ten feet higher than the parapets of the present Castle

48 ST. PETER’S CHURCH

49 St. Peter's Church Norman origins In ‘French’ part of the city Sacked in 1140 Re-built after 1175 in the Early English Style Oldest continually occupied building in the city


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