The Carrington Crawl: Victorian Nottingham’s most flamboyant architect not only helped shape the city centre with commercial landmarks but also designed dwellings. Explore some of the domestic architecture of Watson Fothergill and his assistant Lawrence G. Summers with tour guide Lucy Brouwer. Discover more about the buildings, those who built them, and the lives of the people who lived in them.
This walk will begin at the junction of Mansfield Road and Mapperley Road, outside St Andrew’s Church, it will then look at some of Fothergill’s houses in Mapperley Park, including the site of his own family home, continuing to Sherwood Rise, then returning to Carrington to finish up, after a walk of approximately 2 hours / 3km, at Clawson Lodge on Mansfield Road.
Start is on Mapperley Road near the junction with Mansfield Road, outside St Andrew’s Church.
Advanced booking is essential as places are limited.
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