Lucknow , a
prominent bode of the elite of Awadh, Kothi Nur Baksh was erected at the
behest of Nawab Saadat Ali Khan, which was occupied by his son Sadiq Ali
Later, in the time of Nawab Ghazi-ud-din Haider, his wazir, Aghamir acquired it as his residence. In 1837 when Mohammad Ali Shah became the ruler of Awadh, Kothi Nur Baksh was handed to his son Mirza Rafiussan.
Nur Baksh Kothi is one of the few buildings of the period where the earliest authentic emblem of the rulers of Awadh can be seen in marble.