South Parade, Nottingham

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South Parade
Water reflection at Nottingham old market square (20426912106).jpg
South Parade and Wheeler Gate
South Parade, Nottingham is located in Nottingham
South Parade, Nottingham
Location within Central Nottingham
Maintained byNottingham City Council
Coordinates52°57′11″N 1°09′00″W / 52.9530°N 1.1501°W / 52.9530; -1.1501Coordinates: 52°57′11″N 1°09′00″W / 52.9530°N 1.1501°W / 52.9530; -1.1501

South Parade is a row of buildings in Nottingham City Centre forming the south side of Old Market Square, Nottingham[1] which runs from Wheeler Gate to Exchange Walk.

History[edit]

In the thirteenth century this area was known as Timber Hill. Timber merchants stored and sold wood in the buildings here.[2] As early as 1836 it was being known as South Parade.[3]

Notable buildings[edit]

1, 2 and 3 South Parade 1888

References[edit]

  1. ^ Harwood, Elain (2008). Pevsner Architectural Guides. Yale University Press. p. 78-79. ISBN 9780300126662.
  2. ^ Holland Walker, John (1933). "An itinerary of Nottingham". Transactions of the Thoroton Society. 37.
  3. ^ "Cubebs and Sarsaparilla". Nottingham Review and General Advertiser for the Midland Counties. England. 22 July 1836. Retrieved 22 April 2018 – via British Newspaper Archive.
  4. ^ Historic England, "1, 2 and 3 South Parade (1255169)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 22 April 2018
  5. ^ Historic England, "National Westminster Bank (1255211)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 22 April 2018