Papplewick Pumping Station in Steam
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When: 31 Mar - 01 Apr 2013
Cost: Adult £6.00, Senior/student £4.00, Children (5-16) £3.00, Family (2+2) £16.00
Opening hours: 11am-5pm
Website: Visit website
This is Britain's finest Victorian Water Works and the only one in the Midlands to be preserved as a complete working water pumping station.
Papplewick Pumping Station was built between 1882 - 1884 to supplement the water supply for the growing city of Nottingham.
In the main building there are two massive beam pumping engines, thought to be the last built by the famous firm of James Watt & Co. of Soho Works, Birmingham and London. See these engines working under steam on our Steaming Days
Papplewick Pumping Station
Rigg Lane, Ravenshead, Nottinghamshire, NG15 9AJ
From the M1 Motorway;
Take the Exit 27, A608 to Mansfield.
Follow the 'Brown' signs for "Sherwood Forest" then "Newstead Abbey"
Turn left onto the A611 to Mansfield, travel through Annesley (average speed cameras!).
Turn right at the next traffic li
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