Sturton by Stow
|Sturton by Stow|
St Hugh's Church, Sturton by Stow
Sturton by Stow shown within Lincolnshire
|OS grid reference|
|– London||125 mi (201 km) S|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|EU Parliament||East Midlands|
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 closed in the 1980s. There is a primary school on School Lane. The village public house is the Plough Inn on Tillbridge Road. The River Till is 1 mile (1.6 km) to the east.
Crust, Linda (c. 1989). The Fiery Proprietory 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.