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Place: Rodmell

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  • Hundred: Holmestrow
  • Area: Lewes
  • County: Sussex
  • Total population: 153 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 5.5 adjusted units; 64 adjusted;exemption units; 1.5 never paid tax units (very large).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Head of manor: Rodmell I.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 64 adjusted;exemption units. Taxed on 33.0. Payments of 2.4 miscellaneous.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £60. Value to lord in 1086 £37. Value to lord c. 1070 £20.
  • Households: 107 villagers. 27 smallholders. 1 slave.
  • Ploughland: 36 ploughlands (land for). 7 lord's plough teams. 34 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 140 acres. Woodland 23 swine render. 11 salthouses. 1 church.
  • Lord in 1066: Earl Harold.
  • Lords in 1086: Norman (the hunter); William of Warenne.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: William of Warenne.
  • Phillimore reference: 12,4

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