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Monument record MDR11126 - Arkwright Town (site of), Sutton Cum Duckmanton

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  • None recorded

Full Description

The parish of Sutton cum Duckmanton includes the site of the former colliery village of Arkwright Town (in the area of SK426706) which was demolished and replace by the new settlement of Arkwright on the north side of the main Chesterfield-Bolsover road in the 1990s. No trace of the earlier settlement, which took its name from the Arkwright family of Sutton Scarsdale Hall, survives. (1) Village not present on 1st ed. OS 25"; under construction on 2nd ed. OS 25". It is complete on the 3rd ed. OS 25", and includes a school, a hotel, a Methodist chapel, a cricket ground and an institute, in addition to the housing. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Hudson, W. 1989. Through Limestone Hills. P.38.
  • <2> Personal Observation: Brown, J. Observation based on personal experience, map evidence, site visit etc..



Grid reference Centred SK 42779 70697 (376m by 265m)

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Record last edited

Sep 14 2017 11:18AM

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