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The River Trent at Wilford, c 1820

The beautiful engraving looking north from Wilford, on the south side of the River Trent, over towards the Meadows and showing Nottingham Castle in the distance. The city at this time would still have had the appearance of a large market town. The houses were bound within a restricted area due to a ring of fields and meadows around the city, used by the burgesses of freeholders of the City to graz…