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Sturton le Steeple, Nottinghamshire

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Sturton le Steeple, Nottinghamshire

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. 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. 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.
DistrictBassetlaw
Post townDONCASTER
Administrative CountyNottinghamshire
Traditional CountyNottinghamshire
OS GridSK7884
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNottinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNottinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNottinghamshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code(44)01427
Population497
 

Other names by which Sturton le Steeple, Nottinghamshire has been known in the past

Stourton in The Clay ~ Sturton ~ Sturton Le Steeple

Sturton le Steeple, Nottinghamshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Sturton (or Stourton in the Clay), par. and vil. with ry. sta., Notts - par., 4610 ac., pop. 529; vil., 6 miles NE. of East Retford; P.O., T.O., called Sturton le Steeple.

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