Monument record MDR6017 - Shrunken medieval village, Palterton

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  • None recorded

Full Description

SK 473 684 Palterton, Shrunken Village. Platforms and earthworks of the shrunken hamlet of Palterton occur in permanent pasture that has not been ploughed by the present farmer for at least 40 years (in 1979). (1) The hamlet of Palterton (Paltretune) in Scarcliffe is mentioned in the Domesday Book. (2) It is also mentioned in the will of Wilfric Spot of 1002 or 1004. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Index: North Derbyshire Archaeological Trust (NDAT). North Derbyshire Archaeological Trust Index: 3873. 3873.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Holly, D. 1962. The Domesday Geography of Northern England.
  • <3> Bibliographic reference: Hart, C. 1975. The Early Charters of Northern England and the North Midlands. pp 109, 259, 357.



Grid reference Centred SK 473 684 (215m by 519m) (Centre)

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Record last edited

Sep 14 2017 11:29AM

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