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University College, South Sherwood Street side c 1930

The University College was built between 1877 and 1881 by Lockwood and Mawson, it closed 2 years later because of structural defects, and reopened in 1890. It originally house the public library, University College, technical and trade schools, and the Natural History Museum (now in Wollaton Hall). From its foundation in 1881, the University College came under the authority of the Nottingham Corpo…