St Giles' Church, Elkesley
Elkesley shown within Nottinghamshire
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Elkesley is a village in Nottinghamshire, England. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 805. It is located 6 miles south of Retford. The parish church of St Giles was built c. 1300 in Decorated style, and was partially reconstructed in 1845. The is also a pub situated in Elkesley named the Robin Hood and there is also a small shop and a primary school, which in January 2008, 82 pupils attended.
The Highways Agency (HA) has acknowledged that access to and from the village is difficult and implemented a temporary speed limit of 50 mph in the 1990s. The HA started a consultation in 2005, with an exhibition held at Elkesley village hall in February 2008. A Public Inquiry was planned for 2010 but postponed pending the outcome of the Spending Review.
- Neighbourhood Statistics. ""Area: Elkesley CP (Parish)"". Neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk. Retrieved 2013-02-15.
- Pevsner, Nikolaus. 1979. The Buildings of England: Nottinghamshire. pp 121. Harmondsworth, Middx. Penguin.
- "£5 million plans to improve access at A1 Elkesley, near Retford, to go on display to the public". Highways Agency. Retrieved 2008-06-21.
- "A1 Elkesley Junctions Improvement". Highways Agency. Retrieved 2008-06-21.
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