Sudbury, Derbyshire

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Sudbury Village Store - cropped 200499.jpg
Sudbury Village Store.
Sudbury is located in Derbyshire
 Sudbury shown within Derbyshire
Population 976 [1]
OS grid reference SK161320
District Derbyshire Dales
Shire county Derbyshire
Region East Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district DE6
Police Derbyshire
Fire Derbyshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
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Coordinates: 52°53′10″N 1°45′43″W / 52.886°N 1.762°W / 52.886; -1.762

Sudbury is a village and civil parish in Derbyshire, England, located approximately 11 miles (18 km) to the south of Ashbourne. It is part of the Derbyshire Dales district. Population deails taken at the 2001 Census were 976, increasing to 1,010 at the 2011 Census.[2] The £0.5m A50 bypass opened in 1972. The parish includes the hamlets of Aston, Aston Heath and Oaks Green.

Sudbury Hall and HM Prison Sudbury are located here.


Sudbury was mentioned in the Domesday book as belonging to Henry de Ferrers and was worth twenty shillings.[3]

Sudbury previously had its own railway station that is now closed.

Famous residents[edit]


  1. ^ ONS Neighbourhood Statistics: 2001 Census
  2. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 19 March 2016. 
  3. ^ Domesday Book: A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 2003. ISBN 0-14-143994-7 p.746
  4. ^ Encyclopædia Britannica Eleventh Edition

External links[edit]

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