SK3536 : Nottingham Road old and new

taken 3 years ago, near to Derby, Great Britain

Nottingham Road old and new
Nottingham Road old and new
To the left, the road ducks under the St Alkmund's Way section of the inner ring road to join Derwent Street and cross Exeter Bridge. To the right is what used to be the A52 and the main route into Derby from the east.

The Derby in Pictures website outlines the history of the Liversage Trust's Nottingham Road estate (on the right): "One of the Trust's oldest land holdings is on Nottingham Road, possibly dating back to the 16th century. Today this area consists of a number of houses, a parade of shops and a couple of pubs and was mostly built in the 1890s to an Arts and Crafts style of design by local architect Alexander Macpherson. It replaced a smaller, older estate of which only a couple of buildings survive, notably The Peacock Inn of the 1700s and two stone cottages of a similar date."
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 23 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 25 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Housing, Dwellings  Business, Retail, Services  Suburb, Urban fringe  Roads, Road transport 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 3564 3662 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:55.5488N 1:28.2781W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 3568 3662
View Direction
WEST (about 270 degrees)
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