Historic Places

Newstead, Ratcliffe Road from Pat Mason

Newstead, Ratcliffe Road

'Newstead' was a house on the corner of Ratcliffe Road and Newstead Road built c1898 for William Abell of dyers Kershaw and Abell, Granby Road, Aylestone.
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Lyndwood rear view


'Lyndwood' was built c1873 for hosier Charles Smith, one of the three partners who developed the Clarendon Park estate in the late 1870s.
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Knighton Frith after 1880 side view with G&P extension

Knighton Frith

'Knighton Frith' is located on the corner of Avenue Road and London Road and set in nearly 5 acres of land.
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Elmsleigh Hall The Builder Feb 14 1874

Elmsleigh Hall

‘Elmsleigh Hall’ was designed by architects Picton, Chambers & Bradley for cheese factor, cigar manufacturer and ex-Mayor John Stafford.
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Elmfield (previously Elms House c1848)


'Elmfield' was one of the earliest residences to be built in Stoneygate. It was the family home of Town Clerk Samuel Stone junior 1874.
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