Sturton le Steeple

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Sturton le Steeple
Sturton le Steeple is located in Nottinghamshire
Sturton le Steeple
Sturton le Steeple
 Sturton le Steeple shown within Nottinghamshire
Population 497 
OS grid reference SK787838
District Bassetlaw
Shire county Nottinghamshire
Region East Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town RETFORD [1]
Postcode district DN22
Dialling code (44)01427
Police Nottinghamshire
Fire Nottinghamshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
List of places
UK
England
Nottinghamshire

Coordinates: 53°21′N 0°49′W / 53.35°N 0.82°W / 53.35; -0.82

Sturton le Steeple is a village in Nottinghamshire, England. It is located 6 miles east of Retford. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 497.[2] The parish church of St Peter and St Paul has a 14th-century tower with 12 pinnacles. The rest of the church was rebuilt after a fire in 1901–02.[3]

Pastor John Robinson was born in Sturton Le Steeple about 1576, the first child of John and Ann Robinson. John Robinson was the founder of the Pilgrims who sailed to North America in the Mayflower.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Villages within the Retford post town" (accessed 3 November 2014).
  2. ^ "Area: Sturton le Steeple CP (Parish)"
  3. ^ Pevsner, Nikolaus. 1979. The Buildings of England:Nottinghamshire. pp 340–341. Harmondsworth, Middx. Penguin.

External links[edit]

Parish Council of Sturton-Le-Steeple