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Place: Washington

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  • Hundred: Steyning
  • Area: Bramber
  • County: Sussex
  • Total population: 158 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 60 exemption units (very large).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 59 exemption units. Payments of 0.45 salt-houses.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £50. Value to lord in 1086 £52.8. Value to lord c. 1070 £50.
  • Households: 124 villagers. 27 smallholders. 6 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 34 ploughlands (land for). 5 lord's plough teams. 36.5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 11 acres. Woodland 70 swine render. 5 salthouses.
  • Lords in 1066: Earl Gyrth; Leofwin.
  • Overlord in 1066: Earl Gyrth.
  • Lords in 1086: Gilbert; Leofwin; Ralph; William; William of Braose.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: William of Braose.
  • Phillimore reference: 13,9

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