Mapperley, Derbyshire

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
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] increasing to 289 at the 2011 Census.[3]

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.[4]

The village is inaccessible from the rest of Amber Valley by road.

The facilities in the village include a church, a C of E primary school and a pub.[5]

Mapperley Colliery, which was in operation from 1871 until 1965, was formerly a major employer in the area.[6]


  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. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 17 March 2016. 
  4. ^ "Villagers concerned over response times of emergency crews". thisisderbyshire. Derby Telegraph Media Group. 2009-09-08. Retrieved 2009-11-17. 
  5. ^ "Mapperley". Derbyshire UK - Guide to Derbyshire and the Peak District. Derbyshire UK. 2007. Retrieved 2009-11-17. 
  6. ^ "Common & Countryside" (PDF). Stanley and Stanley Common Parish Council. Retrieved 2009-11-17. [permanent dead link]

External links[edit]

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