Papplewick Pumping Station
Experience the most spectacular, preserved water Pumping Station in the British Isles.
The pumping station was built in 1881-1885 to pump drinking water from the Bunter sandstone, for the city of Nottingham. The Victorian buildings, boilers, and beam engine have been preserved. The splendid painted cast iron fittings and stained glass of the main hall are much admired. The building is set in landscaped grounds with ponds and fountains. which are a grade 1 listed feature. There are regular steaming events throughout the year, wedding ceremonies and education visits enabling the Trust to continue the essential preservation of this important site for future generations.
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