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Place: Houghton [-on-the-Hill]

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  • Hundred: Gartree
  • County: Leicestershire
  • Total population: 10 households (quite small).
  • Total tax assessed: 9 geld units (very large).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 9 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £1. Value to lord c. 1070 £1.
  • Households: 5 villagers. 3 smallholders. 2 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 5 ploughlands (tre). 0.5 lord's plough teams. 3.5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 20 acres.
  • Lord in 1066: Earl Waltheof.
  • Lord in 1086: Godric <of Houghton>.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Henry of Ferrers.
  • Phillimore reference: 14,16

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