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St Mary SCDuckmanton.jpg
St Mary Parish Church for this parish. Note the derelict Sutton Scarsdale Hall in the background.
Sutton-cum-Duckmanton is located in Derbyshire
Sutton-cum-Duckmanton shown within Derbyshire
Population 1,582 (2011)
Civil parish
  • Sutton-cum-Duckmanton
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Chesterfield
Postcode district S44
Dialling code 01246
Police Derbyshire
Fire Derbyshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
53°14′N 1°20′W / 53.24°N 1.34°W / 53.24; -1.34Coordinates: 53°14′N 1°20′W / 53.24°N 1.34°W / 53.24; -1.34

Sutton-cum-Duckmanton is a civil parish in Derbyshire, England, lying between Bolsover and Chesterfield but in the district of North East Derbyshire.

The village has a parish church, a pub, 'The Arkwright Arms',[1] and a parish council.

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,[2] increasing to 1,582 at the 2011 Census.[3]


John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870–72) said of Sutton-cum-Duckmanton:

The parish registers date from 1662.

Sutton Spring Wood[edit]

Access road to 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.[4] 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.


  1. ^ The Arkwright Arms at (accessed 1 November 2007)
  2. ^ Sutton-cum-Duckmanton Neighbourhood Statistics at (accessed 1 November 2007)
  3. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 19 March 2016. 
  4. ^ "WIRKSWORTH Parish Records 1600-1900", 6 December 2000.

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