Wollaton, March 16th 1925
Lord Willoughby is selling some of his lands in Bramcote, Wollaton, Bilborough, Trowell and Cossall. To to be precise he is selling 4023 acres, stretching from Derby Road to the boundary of Strelley and Bilborough. It also includes the Broxtowe Hall Farm, The home of Sir Hugh Willoughby the Famous explorer, who lived there in the 16th century.
This was a view of the building plots 346 and 347 which are adjacent to the Nottingham and Derby road.
A view of the Nottingham to Ilkeston road before anything was built. This plot being 303 and facing Wollaton Park.
A view of the Nottingham to Ilkeston Road before anything was built. This plot being 261 and facing Wollaton Park gates. If you look into the trees you can see the lodge.
Article originally published by Peter Woodward of My Broxtowe Hundred Journal Website.