Lullington, Derbyshire

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Lullington
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All Saints' Church, Lullington
Lullington is located in Derbyshire
Lullington
Lullington
Location within Derbyshire
Population121 (2011)
OS grid referenceSK249131
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townSWADLINCOTE
Postcode districtDE12
Dialling code01827
PoliceDerbyshire
FireDerbyshire
AmbulanceEast Midlands
EU ParliamentEast Midlands
List of places
UK
England
Derbyshire
52°42′54″N 1°37′55″W / 52.715°N 1.632°W / 52.715; -1.632Coordinates: 52°42′54″N 1°37′55″W / 52.715°N 1.632°W / 52.715; -1.632

Lullington is a village and civil parish in the district of South Derbyshire, England. The population of the civil parish at the 2011 Census was 121.[1] It has an All Saints' Church, a village hall and a pub, the Colvile Arms (Charles Robert Colvile was living at Lullington Hall in the 1850s).[2] In 1850, it had a school that was designed to take fifty children.

Together with neighbouring Netherseal, it is the southernmost village in Derbyshire.

History[edit]

Lullington is mentioned in the Domesday Book where it is then spelt Lullitune. The book says[3] under the title of “The lands of the King's Thegns[4]

In Lullington Auti had five carucates of land to the geld. There is land for five ploughs. There now Edward has of the king 21 villans and three bordars having four ploughs. There is a priest and one mill rendering 6s 8d (33p) and twelve acres of meadow. TRE[5] as now worth four pounds.“

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 28 March 2016.
  2. ^ Kelly's Directory of the Counties of Derby, Notts, Leicester and Rutland pub. London (May 1891) p.249 Archived 2011-07-15 at Archive.today Accessed June 2007
  3. ^ Domesday Book: A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 2003. ISBN 0-14-143994-7 p.754
  4. ^ The Theyns held a number of Derbyshire manors given to them by the King. These included obviously Lullington, but also included lands in Coal Aston, Sandiacre, Risley and less than one bovate in Ingleby.
  5. ^ TRE in Latin is Tempore Regis Edwardi. This means in the time of King Edward before the Battle of Hastings.

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