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St Nicholas Church, Church Walk, Castle Gate, Nottingham, c 1895

A church of St. Nicholas was erected on the site of the present building soon after the Conquest, and it seems to have been very like the St. Peter's Church that we know. Whatever its appearance, it did its work usefully and quietly as a parish church until 1642 during the English Civil War. Colonel Huchinson held Nottingham Castle for the Parliament, and was attacked by a body of Newark people ac…