Papplewick Pumping Station

Papplewick Pumping Station
Rigg Lane
off Longdale Lane
Ravenshead
Nottinghamshire
NG15 9AJ
England

Website

www.papplewickpumpingstation.org.uk

E-mail

director@papplewickpumpingstation.org.uk

Telephone

0115 9632 938

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Papplewick Pumping Station is regarded as the finest surviving fresh water pumping station in England. Now a Scheduled Ancient Monument, it is unique in retaining all of its original features including its six hand fired Lancashire boilers and two James Watt beam engines. Also on site is the only surviving steam powered Robey winding engine, a miniature passenger railway, a café, play park and Byzantine style underground reservoir.
The station is famous for its elaborate architecture and ornate decoration which captures the imagination of both young and old, making the station very popular with families.

Venue Type:

Industrial heritage site

Opening hours

Open Sundays (11am-2pm) and in steam on Bank Holidays and other selected weekends throughout the year.

In steam, 2012: April 8/9, May 6/7, June 3/4, July 14/15, August 26/27, Sept 22/23, Oct 20/21, Dec 29/30. (all start from 11am)

Admission charges

£6 Adults
£4 Seniors/Students
£3 Children
£16 Family ticket (2+2)
* steam day prices.

Discounts

  • English Heritage
Getting there

Please note, we are not in the village of Papplewick but nearer to Ravenshead.

Collection details

Industry, Science and Technology, Social History

Getting there

Please note, we are not in the village of Papplewick but nearer to Ravenshead.

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