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Monument record MDR110 - Possible deserted medieval village, Four Winds, Hartington Middle Quarter

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  • None recorded

Full Description

The lost settlement of Soham is recorded in Domesday Book, 1086, as 'Salham'. The site has been identified with a pasture in Hartington called 'Saum' and appears to have been situated between Glutton and Fernydale. (1-3) Soham deserted Medieval village. Listed in survey as a ploughed-out site of poor visual quality. (4) Possible deserted medieval village at the Four Winds cross-roads. Mr. Etches the farmer at Dowel Farm, says that "Over Sawms" is at the cross-roads. (5)

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Cameron, K. 1959. 'The Place-Names of Derbyshire, Part II', English Place-Name Society. p. 366.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Holly, D. 1962. The Domesday Geography of Northern England.
  • <3> Index: NDAT. 1977. Microfiche reel 3.
  • <4> Bibliographic reference: Hart, C (NDAT). 1981. The North Derbyshire Archaeological Survey to AD 1500. p. 128.
  • <5> Index: NDAT. 2222.



Grid reference Centred SK 0865 6746 (267m by 255m) (Centre)

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Record last edited

Jun 8 2017 3:12PM

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