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Place: Ovingdean

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  • Hundred: Welesmere
  • Area: Lewes
  • County: Sussex
  • Total population: 16 households (medium).
  • Total tax assessed: 2 geld units; 6.5 adjusted;exemption units (very large).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 6.5 adjusted;exemption units. Taxed on 6.0. Payments of 0.25 urban.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £6. Value to lord in 1086 £7. Value to lord c. 1070 £4.
  • Households: 5 villagers. 5 smallholders. 4 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 4 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams. 1 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 1 church.
  • Lords in 1066: Alnoth (the noble of Kent); Edeva.
  • Overlord in 1066: King Edward.
  • Lord in 1086: Godfrey {the steward}.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: William of Warenne.
  • Phillimore reference: 12,11

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