This town and parish lies on both banks of the River Meden, 140 miles north of London, about 8 miles south-west of Worksop and 5.5 miles north-east of Mansfield. The parish covers almost 7,000 acres and includes the townships of Warsop and Sookholme and the hamlets of Gleadthorpe and Nettleworth.
Warsop township makes up about 6,000 acres and includes the two villages of Church Warsop and Market Warsop. The Market here has long been obsolete.
Sookholme township and chapelry makes up about 982 acres at the west end of the parish, up against Derbyshire, and includes the village of Sookholme. The village is about 4 miles north of Mansfield. The chapel here is a chapel-of-ease for Warsop. Magnesian Limestone is found in great quantities here. About a quarter of a mile south-west of the village is a spring, from which a small stream runs through the village into the Meden River.
If you are planning a visit to the village:
- The village is on the A60 south out of Worksop or north out of Mansfield.
- Check out the Community News.
You can see pictures of Warsop which are provided by:
You can see the
administrative areas in which Warsop has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.
- See our Maps page for additional resources.
- You can find a good online map of Market Warsop at the Mansfiled Gov. site.
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SK566679 (Lat/Lon: 53.205166, -1.154064), Warsop which are provided by: