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Clipstone, Nottinghamshire

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Clipstone, Nottinghamshire

Clipstone in north Nottinghamshire is a small ex-coal mining village built on an old army base.
DistrictNewark and Sherwood
Administrative CountyNottinghamshire
Traditional CountyNottinghamshire
OS GridSK5863
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityNottinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNottinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNottinghamshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01623
Population3,469 (2001 census)

Clipstone, Nottinghamshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Clipstone, township, Edwinstowe par., Sherwood Forest, N. Notts, on river Maun, 3 m. NE. of Mansfield, 3910 ac., pop. 256; the Duke of Portland's irrigation meadows and canal are situated at C.; 5 miles NE. of Mansfield are the ruins of Clipstone Palace, said to have been erected by one of the Saxon kings of Northumbria; it was a favourite resort of the Norman kings, who came to hunt in Sherwood Forest.

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