Maplebeck

MAPLEBECK, a parish, in the union of Southwell, N. division of the wapentake of Thurgarton, S. division of the county of Nottingham, 5¾ miles (N. by E.) from Southwell; containing 162 inhabitants. The parish comprises by computation 1200 acres. Stone of good quality is obtained, chiefly for the roads; there were formerly quarries, from which the stone was raised for the erection of the bridge at Newark. An ancient mansion near the church, once the residence of the De Markham family, has been taken down, and the materials have been sold. The living is a perpetual curacy; net income, £68; patron and impropriator, the Duke of Newcastle.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, published in 1848.

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