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Papplewick, Nottinghamshire

Historical Description

Papplewick, a village and a parish in Notts. The village stands on the river Leen, 1 mile ENE of Linby railway station, and 6½ miles S of Mansfield. Post town, Nottingham; money order office, Hucknall Torkard; telegraph office, Linby. The parish comprises 1986 acres; population, 384. There is a parish council consisting of seven members. A cave, called Robin Hood's Stable, and cut out of the solid rock, is near the lodge. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Southwell; gross value, £90. The church, excepting the tower, was restored in 1795. It is in the Early English style, and consists of nave, S porch, and a fine embattled tower with pinnacles.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyNottinghamshire 
Ecclesiastical parishPapplewick St. James 
Poor Law unionBasford 

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Papplewick from the following:

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Nottinghamshire is available to browse.


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

The Visitation of Nottinghamshire 1569 & 1614 is available on the Heraldry page.

RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtNG15
Post TownNottingham