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Place: Sporle

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  • Hundred: [South] Greenhoe
  • County: Norfolk
  • Total population: 17.3 households (medium).
  • Total tax assessed: 0.0 geld units (very small).

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  • Head of manor: Sporle.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 0.1 geld units. 54.0 villtax.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £10. Value to lord in 1086 £24.1. Value to lord c. 1070 £22.
  • Households: 37 villagers. 9 smallholders. 10 slaves. 8 freemen. 1 free men. 4 men.
  • Ploughland: 8 lord's plough teams. 11.5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 12 acres. Woodland 66 pigs. 6 mills.
  • Livestock in 1066: 10 cattle.
  • Livestock in 1086: 3 cobs. 72 pigs. 236 sheep. 20 goats.
  • Lord in 1066: Earl Ralph the constable.
  • Lord in 1086: King William.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: King William.
  • Places mentioned in this entry: [North and South] Pickenham; Palgrave; [South] Acre; Sporle.
  • Phillimore reference: 1,71

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