1908 – The Dorothy Boot Homes, Wilford, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Architect: Calvert & Gleave


Jesse Boot (founder of The Boots Company) was proud of his native Nottingham, and contributed to schemes for the welfare of the city and its inhabitants. In 1908 the Dorothy Boot Homes were built in Wilford, for veterans of the Crimean War and Indian Mutiny. They consisted of 11 almshouses with a clubroom and library.

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