Sturton le Steeple
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Sturton le Steeple is a village located 6 miles east of Retford, Nottinghamshire, England. According to the 2001 census it had a population (including Littleborough, Notts) of 497, reducing slightly to 486 as at the 2011 Census.
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. The church contains a marble slab marking the final resting place of the well-known Parliamentary commander Francis Thornhagh
- "Villages within the Retford post town" (accessed 3 November 2014).
- "Area: Sturton le Steeple CP (Parish)"
- "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 8 April 2016.
- Pevsner, Nikolaus. 1979. The Buildings of England:Nottinghamshire. pp 340–341. Harmondsworth, Middx. Penguin.
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