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The Star Inn, Arkwright Street

The Meadows area of Nottingham was not developed until the mid-1800's due to restrictions by local burgesses to retain grazing rights of the commonly held fields which surrounded the city. A rapidly expanding population was crowded into the constricted city area, in which living conditions were squalid, with regular outbreaks of typhoid and cholera. In 1845 public pressure ensured an Enclosure Act…