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Place: Virworthy

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  • Hundred: Black Torrington
  • County: Devon
  • Total population: 11 households (quite small).
  • Total tax assessed: 0.4 geld units (very small).

Virworthy appears in 2 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 0.3 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £1. Value to lord c. 1070 £0.8.
  • Households: 4 villagers. 3 smallholders. 2 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 3 ploughlands (land for). 1 lord's plough teams. 2 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 0.03 lord's lands. Meadow 20 acres. Pasture 0.5 league * 3 furlongs mixed measures.
  • Livestock in 1086: 21 cattle. 10 pigs. 20 sheep.
  • Lord in 1066: Edwin.
  • Lord in 1086: Riculf.
  • Tenants-in-chief in 1086: Gotshelm (brother of Walter of Claville); Walter of Claville.
  • Phillimore reference: 24,32

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