Nottingham is located in the county of Nottinghamshire, England. There’s a very local controversy about how to pronounce the shire of Nottinghamshire and no one in Britain seems to agree on the pronunciation of their counties.
Would it rhyme with sure ? Would it rhyme with sheer ?
There’ s a beacon of light in terms of pronunciation and that’s the Queen herself ! Here’s how the Queen would prononce words in ire like tyre, wire and shire.