Sutton Scarsdale shrunken medieval village is listed in a survey as a site of poor visual quality with four crofts recognisable. The earliest documented occupation of the site, which is associated with a manor house and church, is 1086 A.D. (1)
There is suggested evidence of village shrinkage at SK 44076880, with irregular platforms visible adjacent to the stumps of an old avenue of trees. Sutton Scarsdale is mentioned in Domesday Book. (2)
Bibliographic reference: Hart, C (NDAT). 1981. The North Derbyshire Archaeological Survey to AD 1500. p128.
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Centred SK 44 68 (136m by 126m) (Approximate)
SUTTON CUM DUCKMANTON, NORTH EAST DERBYSHIRE, DERBYSHIRE
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