Category Archives: St Anns

A Brief History of the St Anns Allotments

by Joe Earp Nottingham has a long history of allotment gardening. The St Anns Allotments are the oldest and largest detached town gardens in Britain, possibly the world. Their unique history and heritage has been recognised and it is a … Continue reading

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St Ann’s Well

by Joe Earp IT is hard to imagine now that the area covered by the St Annʼs district of Nottingham was once a part of Sherwood Forest. With a few scattered dwellings, it remained covered in rough pasture and woodland until the … Continue reading

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