Ranby, Nottinghamshire

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Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town RETFORD
Postcode district DN22
Dialling code 01777
Police Nottinghamshire
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Ambulance East Midlands
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Ranby is a small village in the north of Nottinghamshire, next to the Chesterfield Canal and adjacent to the A1. The population is included in the civil parish of Babworth. It is known for its two schools, the prep school Worksop College Preparatory School (formerly Ranby House) and the primary school Ranby Primary School, and the nearby church All Saints Babworth.[1]

Ranby Prison is located on the A620 to Retford. The Prison has been updated over the last 5 years and houses an increasing number of inmates.


  1. ^ Pevsner, Nikolaus. 1979. The Buildings of England:Nottinghamshire. Harmondsworth, Middx. Penguin.

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Coordinates: 53°19′N 1°01′W / 53.317°N 1.017°W / 53.317; -1.017