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Papplewick is a village and civil parish in Nottinghamshire, England, 7.5 miles (12 km) north of Nottingham and 6 miles (10 km) south of Mansfield. It had a population of 756 at the 2011 census. In the Middle Ages, the village marked the southern gateway to Sherwood Forest.
Papplewick has numerous community and social groups, a village hall, a pub, The Griffin's Head, and an ancient church. Tourist attractions in the parish include the village conservation area, 18th-century cottages and Papplewick Hall.
Papplewick Pumping Station is a working museum comprising steam-powered pumping engines, cooling pond and grounds in open agricultural land 1 mile (2 km) east of the village. Surrounding areas of woodland are accessible to the public by a network of footpaths.
Papplewick is included in Nottinghamshire's Hidden Valleys district.
- "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 14 April 2016.
- Pevsner, Nikolaus. 1979. The Buildings of England: Nottinghamshire. Harmondsworth, Middx. Penguin, p.288.
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