Sutton Scarsdale

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Sutton Scarsdale
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View from the footpath across Wrang Plantation towards Park Farm
Sutton Scarsdale is located in Derbyshire
Sutton Scarsdale
Sutton Scarsdale
Sutton Scarsdale shown within Derbyshire
Population 1,523 (2001 in Sutton cum Duckmanton)
OS grid reference SK440686
Civil parish
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district S44 5
Dialling code 01246
Police Derbyshire
Fire Derbyshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
UK Parliament
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DerbyshireCoordinates: 53°12′46″N 1°20′33″W / 53.21265°N 1.34259°W / 53.21265; -1.34259

Sutton Scarsdale is a very small village in Derbyshire, England. It is in the North East Derbyshire district. It is very close to the M1 motorway. It is in the civil parish of Sutton-cum-Duckmanton.

The settlement is notable for a large, ruined former stately home called Sutton Scarsdale Hall.

Near to the settlement are the villages of Heath, Temple Normanton and Arkwright Town.

Early history[edit]

This manor was in the Domesday book in 1086. Under the title of “The lands of Roger de Poitou[1] it said:

In Sutton Scarsdale Stenulf had four carucates of land to the geld. Land for five ploughs. The lord has there one plough and six villans and one bordar with one plough, There is a mill rendering two shillings and eight acres of meadow. Woodland pasture half a league long and three furlongs broad. TRE[2] worth forty shillings now twenty shillings.[3]

References and notes[edit]

  1. ^ Roger de Poitou had a number of manors given to him by the king. Besides Sutton Scarsdale he had Stainsby, South Wingfield, Beighton and Blingsby Gate (sic) in Derbyshire. Although a comment is added "Roger de Poitou had these lands but now they are in the King's hand".
  2. ^ TRE in Latin is Tempore Regis Edwardi. This means in the time of King Edward before the Battle of Hastings.
  3. ^ Domesday Book: A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 2003. ISBN 0-14-143994-7 p.744

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