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Shottle, Derbyshire

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Shottle, Derbyshire

Shottle is a village roughly 2.5 miles west of Belper, Derbyshire England. In Norman times, the manor of Shottle, referred to as "Sothille" in the Domesday Survey, belonged to the Ferrers family. In 1086, the book notes that "In Shottle and Wallstone Gamal had six carucates of land to the geld. There is land for as many ploughs. There are now one ploughs in demesne and three villans and three bordars having one ploughs and five acres of meadow.
DistrictAmber Valley
Post townBELPER
Administrative CountyDerbyshire
Traditional CountyDerbyshire
OS GridSK3149
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands

Other names by which Shottle, Derbyshire has been known in the past

Shottle and Postern ~ Sothelle

Shottle, Derbyshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Shottle and Postern, township with ry. sta. (Shottle), Duffield par., in co. and 8¾ miles NW. of Derby, 3789 ac., pop. 449.

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