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Place: Shipden

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  • Hundred: North Erpingham
  • County: Norfolk
  • Total population: 17 households (medium).
  • Total tax assessed: 1.9 geld units (quite small).

Shipden appears in 3 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

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  • Head of manor: Gunton.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 1 geld units. 6.0 villtax.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £0.5. Value to lord in 1086 £0.3.
  • Households: 3 villagers. 3 smallholders.
  • Ploughland: 0.5 lord's plough teams. 1 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 1 acres. Woodland 6 pigs.
  • Lord in 1066: (Bishop) Almer (of Elmham).
  • Lord in 1086: Bishop William (of Thetford).
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Bishop William (of Thetford).
  • Phillimore reference: 10,24

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  • No longer exists as a named location, but can be identified on the ground.
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