Sturton by Stow

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Coordinates: 53°18′54″N 0°39′56″W / 53.314873°N 0.665476°W / 53.314873; -0.665476

Sturton by Stow
St.Hugh's church, Sturton by Stow, Lincs. - geograph.org.uk - 89191.jpg
St Hugh's Church, Sturton by Stow
Sturton by Stow is located in Lincolnshire
Sturton by Stow
Sturton by Stow
 Sturton by Stow shown within Lincolnshire
Population 1,280 (2001)
OS grid reference SK890806
    - London 125 mi (201 km)  S
District West Lindsey
Shire county Lincolnshire
Region East Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Lincoln
Postcode district LN1
Police Lincolnshire
Fire Lincolnshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
UK Parliament Gainsborough
List of places
UK
England
Lincolnshire

Sturton by Stow is a village and civil parish in the West Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England.

The village is situated on the north-south B1241 and east-west A1500 Tillbridge Road (a Roman road). Nearby to the north is Stow. Sturton falls within the ecclesiastical parish of Stow, consequently the parish church of Sturton is Stow Minster. The Church of England maintains a mission church in Sturton, a brick building dedicated to St Hugh and designed by John Loughborough Pearson.

The Sturton by Stow Secondary Modern School which closed in the 1980s, when a decision was taken by the county council to close either the village's school or Cherry Willingham Community School.[citation needed] There is a primary school on School Lane. Village public house Plough Inn on Tillbridge Road. One mile (1.6 km) to the east is the River Till.

External links[edit]

Media related to Sturton by Stow at Wikimedia Commons

Further reading[edit]

Crust, Linda (c. 1989). The Fiery Proprietary of Sturton by Stow: the lives of the small farmers of a Lincolnshire village and the world in which they lived in the nineteenth century. Sudbrooke, Lincs. p. 45. ISBN 1-872413-30-7.