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Monument record MDR795 - Sapperton: deserted Medieval village

Type and Period (2)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

[SK]186 345. Possible lost village of Sapperton. [SK 188 344] Possible indications of D.M.V. (2) (1-2) Centred at SK 18803435, in pasture, are the barely discernable remains of building platforms overlooking rig and furrow, indicating a very small deserted village. Surveyed at 1/2500. See also St. Joseph A/P's. (3) The house platforms and adjacent enclosures, extend over only circa 2 hectares along Margery Lane. The cottage at SK 18813440 post-dates the desertion. (4) Sapperton mentioned in Domesday as Sapirtune. (5) Fields have been heavily ploughed. (8)

Sources/Archives (9)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference:
  • <2> Aerial Photograph:
  • <3> Personal Observation: F1 FRH 01-SEP-66.
  • <3a> Aerial Photograph:
  • <4> Personal Observation: F2 JRL 16-AUG-76.
  • <5> Bibliographic reference: Cameron, K. 1959. The Place-Names of Derbyshire, Part III. English Place-Name Society, Vol. XXIX.. p541.
  • <6> Bibliographic reference:
  • <7> Bibliographic reference:
  • <8> Personal Observation: Myers, A. Site visit or other evidence. Site visit, 2002.



Grid reference SK 18739 34323 (point)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (2)

  • EDR731
  • EDR1130

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Record last edited

Sep 26 2011 10:10AM

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