Mapperley, Derbyshire

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The Lychgate of the church

Mapperley is a village and civil parish in the Amber Valley district of Derbyshire, England, situated 7 miles (11 km) northeast of Derby and 2 miles (3 km) northwest of Ilkeston.[1] In the 2001 census it had a population of 253.[2]

The village is on a loop off the A609 Nottingham to Belper road. A minor road leading to Shipley was closed by Derbyshire County Council in 2007.[3]

The facilities in the village include a church, a C of E primary school and a pub.[4]

Mapperley Colliery, which was in operation from 1871 until 1965, was formerly a major employer in the area.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "GENUKI: Mapperley, Derbyshire". GENUKI. 2008-10-27. Retrieved 2009-11-17. 
  2. ^ "Full dataset view: Parish Headcounts: Amber Valley (Non-Metropolitan District)". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 2009-11-17. 
  3. ^ "Villagers concerned over response times of emergency crews". thisisderbyshire. Derby Telegraph Media Group. 2009-09-08. Retrieved 2009-11-17. 
  4. ^ "Mapperley". Derbyshire UK - Guide to Derbyshire and the Peak District. Derbyshire UK. 2007. Retrieved 2009-11-17. 
  5. ^ "Common & Countryside". Stanley and Stanley Common Parish Council. Retrieved 2009-11-17. 

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Media related to Mapperley, Derbyshire at Wikimedia Commons Coordinates: 52°58′55″N 1°21′11″W / 52.982°N 1.353°W / 52.982; -1.353