St Mary Parish Church for this parish. Note the derelict Sutton Scarsdale Hall in the background.
|Sutton-cum-Duckmanton shown within Derbyshire|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|EU Parliament||East Midlands|
Sutton-cum-Duckmanton contains the villages of Arkwright Town, Duckmanton, Long Duckmanton, and Sutton Scarsdale. Hamlets include Sutton Spring Wood. The total population in 2001 was 1,149, increasing to 1,582 at the 2011 Census.
John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870–72) said of Sutton-cum-Duckmanton:
|“||SUTTON-CUM-DUCKMANTON, a parish in Chesterfield district, Derby; 4 miles ESE of Chesterfield r. station. It has a post-office, of the name of Duckmanton, under Chesterfield. Acres, 4296. Real property, £6,105; of which £150 are in mines. Pop., 507. Houses, 97. The property belongs to W. Arkwright, Esq. S. Hall is Mr. A.'s seat, was built by Earl Scarsdale, and is a fine edifice in the Corinthian style. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £350. Patrons, the Trustees of W. Arkwright, Esq. There are an endowed school with £50 a year, and charities £5.||”|
The parish registers date from 1662.
Sutton Spring Wood
Sutton Spring Wood (also known as Sutton Springs Wood) is a small hamlet east of Chesterfield, in Derbyshire, England. It is located in the Sutton-cum-Duckmanton civil parish. The hamlet consists of around 45 houses, in a heavily wooded area, with a road that passes under the A617 road that links it to Temple Normanton. It is linked to Chesterfield via a bus stop located on Moor Lane and it is close to Sutton Scarsdale and Sutton-cum-Duckmanton but these villages are not linked closely by road to Sutton Spring Wood. There are no shops, pubs or churches in the hamlet. Across the road from the hamlet is Calow Green. The nearest airport is East Midlands Airport and the nearest train and bus stations are in Chesterfield.
- The Arkwright Arms at beerguide.co.uk (accessed 1 November 2007)
- Sutton-cum-Duckmanton Neighbourhood Statistics at statistics.gov.uk (accessed 1 November 2007)
- "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 19 March 2016.
- "WIRKSWORTH Parish Records 1600-1900", 6 December 2000.
- Parish of Sutton-cum-Duckmanton at British-towns.net
- Map of Sutton Spring Wood
- Photographs of Sutton Spring Wood
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