Sturton by Stow

Sturton by Stow
St.Hugh's church, Sturton by Stow, Lincs. - geograph.org.uk - 89191.jpg
St Hugh's Church, Sturton by Stow
Sturton by Stow is located in Lincolnshire
 Sturton by Stow shown within Lincolnshire
Population 1,280 (2001)
OS grid reference SK890806
   – London 125 mi (201 km)  S
District West Lindsey
Shire county Lincolnshire
Region East Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Lincoln
Postcode district LN1
Police Lincolnshire
Fire Lincolnshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
UK Parliament Gainsborough

Sturton by Stow is a village and civil parish in the West Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England.

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.

Further reading

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.