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Byron Yard, Narrow Marsh, Nottingham, 1888

This whole area was demolished in the late 1920s-early 30s. See NTGM000653 and ...654. All the houses were replaced by some of the first purpose built council houses. Narrow Marsh lay beneath the cliff on which stands the Lace Market. The area was notorious for its slum dwellings and outbreaks of cholera and other diseases. See NTGM001893 and NTGM001890 which shows the lack of sanitation and open …