Broxtow is one of the wapentakes or hundreds of Nottinghamshire, in the west of the county, adjacent to the border with Derbyshire. It is bounded by Bassetlaw to the north-east; by Thurgarton Wapentake to the east; by Rushcliffe top the south; and by Derbyshire to the west and north-west. Including the Nottingham parishes, it is the most populous of the wapentakes, with a population of 616,784 in 2011.
It comprises the ancient parishes of:
- Annesley with Felley
- Brewhouse Yard (ex. par.)
- Fulwood (ex. par.)
- Hucknall Torkard
- Mansfield Woodhouse
- Nottingham St Mary, St Nicholas & St Peter
- Papplewick with Newstead
- Standard Hill (ex. par.)
Additionally, a small part of the parish of Pinxton (otherwise in Derbyshire) around Brookhill Hall and Farm extends into Nottinghamshire and Broxtow.
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