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PARK HERITAGE

Nottingham Arboretum
Chinese Bell Tower

Designed in 1857 and built in 1862, with two cannon guns taken from Sebastopol, after victory of the Crimean War 1856. Designed by Marriott Ogle Tarbotton in 1857.
The Chinese bell tower was built as a war memorial.  The pagoda originally contained a bell which was taken from a temple at the east gate of the city of Canton (Guangzhou) in 1857. This bell was moved to the Regimental Museum in Preston in 1956.
The bell tower was also installed to commemorate the public service of Richard Birkin as the Lord Mayor of Nottingham.

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PARK HERITAGE

Nottingham Arboretum
Chinese Bell Tower

Designed in 1857 and built in 1862, with two cannon guns taken from Sebastopol, after victory of the Crimean War 1856. Designed by Marriott Ogle Tarbotton in 1857.
The Chinese bell tower was built as a war memorial.  The pagoda originally contained a bell which was taken from a temple at the east gate of the city of Canton (Guangzhou) in 1857. This bell was moved to the Regimental Museum in Preston in 1956.
The bell tower was also installed to commemorate the public service of Richard Birkin as the Lord Mayor of Nottingham.

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What do we do?

Helping the parks around Nottingham....

Nottingham City Council has been awarded funding through the Future Parks Accelerator Fund (FPA). This is a national project, to find new ways to manage and fund parks and open spaces. The project is funded by the Heritage Lottery, Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government. We are supported by the National Trust.
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What do we do?

Helping the parks around Nottingham....

Nottingham City Council has been awarded funding through the Future Parks Accelerator Fund (FPA). This is a national project, to find new ways to manage and fund parks and open spaces. The project is funded by the Heritage Lottery, Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government. We are supported by the National Trust.
About Us →

Volunteer

We want to ensure that we have an in-depth understanding of what our residents want and need from their parks and open spaces now and in the future and therefore we want to receive feedback from everyone, whether you use parks or not.

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Consult

We want to ensure that we have an in-depth understanding of what our residents want and need from their parks and open spaces now and in the future and therefore we want to receive feedback from everyone, whether you use parks or not.

Consultation Survey →

How Can you help?

Take part in our consultation survey

We want to ensure that we have an in-depth understanding of what our residents want and need from their parks and open spaces now and in the future and therefore we want to receive feedback from everyone, whether you use parks or not.

Consultation Survey →