This market town and parish are 147 miles north of London, 18 miles east of Sheffield, 12 miles north-east of Mansfield and about 5.5 miles west of Retford, on the north edge of Sherwood Forest. The parish indludes the hamlet of Kilton, where the sewage works were built, and covers just under 18,000 acres, making it the largest parish in Nottingham county. Manton and Rayton or Ryton are hamlet just to the east of Worksop. Sparken Hill is a half mile south of Worksop.
Osberton is a Lordship 3 miles to the east within the parish. Gateford is a hamlet and constablewick on the Sheffield Road two miles NNW of Worksop village and still within the parish boundaries. If you are planning a visit:
- By automobile, the town lies on the A57 trunk road, west off of the A1 motorway.
- Ben BROOKBANK takes you back in time to 1957 with his photograph of Worksop Station, with train from Nottingham on Geo-graph, taken in June 1957.
- Kilton Forest Golf Course is just to the north of the town.
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administrative areas in which Worksop has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.
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You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SK595788 (Lat/Lon: 53.302816, -1.108619), Worksop which are provided by: