Newstead, Nottinghamshire

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Newstead
Miner's Head Totem Pole - Detail - geograph.org.uk - 994755.jpg
Miner's Head Totem Pole
Newstead is located in Nottinghamshire
Newstead
Newstead
Location within Nottinghamshire
Population1,312 (2011)
OS grid referenceSK5252
Civil parish
  • Newstead
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townNOTTINGHAM
Postcode districtNG15
Dialling code01623
PoliceNottinghamshire
FireNottinghamshire
AmbulanceEast Midlands
EU ParliamentEast Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Nottinghamshire
53°04′12″N 1°13′19″W / 53.070°N 1.222°W / 53.070; -1.222Coordinates: 53°04′12″N 1°13′19″W / 53.070°N 1.222°W / 53.070; -1.222

Newstead is a small village and civil parish in Nottinghamshire, England. It is situated between the city of Nottingham and the town of Mansfield in the borough of Gedling.[1] It is a former coal mining village, and was previously called Newstead Colliery Village. Lord Byron, the poet, lived at nearby Newstead Abbey. The parish is part of Nottinghamshire's Hidden Valleys. It has a population of 1,194,[2] increasing to 1,312 at the 2011 census.[3]

Newstead Primary School is a state run primary school for children aged 5 to 11.

Newstead railway station is on the Robin Hood Line, which runs from Nottingham to Worksop.

Newstead Colliery Village[edit]

The colliery village was built at Newstead in the late-19th century for miners at Newstead and Annesley Collieries.[4] Newstead Colliery operated between 1874 and 1987.

The former mining location has now been redeveloped into a nature reserve and business park. Hazelford Way Industrial Estate is home to several large companies including Bunches Florapost; Badgemaster; and Leivers and Millership.

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ OS Explorer Map 270: Sherwood Forest: (1:25 000):ISBN 0 319 24040 1
  2. ^ "Parish Headcounts: Gedling". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 9 September 2011.
  3. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 12 April 2016.
  4. ^ Historic England, "Newstead Colliery Village (1038798)", PastScape, retrieved 15 August 2015

External links[edit]

Media related to Newstead at Wikimedia Commons