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Peveril Drive, Park

Showing Nottingham Castle. The original castle was built on a fortified site by William the Conqueror in 1068, but was destroyed by gunpowder and picks after the deposition of Charles I in the 17th century. After the restoration of Charles II, the Duke of Newcastle raised the remaining structure to the ground and began to build the present mansion house. The building is now one of the city's museu…