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Place: Brettenham

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  • Hundred: Shropham
  • County: Norfolk
  • Total population: 40.7 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 8.6 geld units (very large).

Brettenham appears in 4 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

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  • Taxable units: Taxable value 5 geld units. 12.0 villtax.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £6. Value to lord in 1086 £8.2.
  • Households: 12 villagers. 17 smallholders. 4 slaves. 1 freemen. 1 priest.
  • Ploughland: 3 lord's plough teams. 3.5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 4 acres. Woodland 15 pigs. 2 mills.
  • Livestock in 1066: 5 cattle. 200 sheep.
  • Livestock in 1086: 2 cobs. 5 cattle. 25 pigs. 180 sheep.
  • Lord in 1066: Ely (St Etheldreda), abbey of.
  • Lord in 1086: Ely (St Etheldreda), abbey of.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Ely (St Etheldreda), abbey of.
  • Places mentioned in this entry: Brettenham; Bridgham; Roudham.
  • Phillimore reference: 15,10

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