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Place: Orleswick

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  • Hundred: Holmestrow
  • Area: Lewes
  • County: Sussex
  • Total population: 19 households (medium).
  • Total tax assessed: 6.5 exemption units (quite large).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 6.5 exemption units. Taxed on 5.0. Payments of 0.5 urban.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £1.5. Value to lord in 1086 £3. Value to lord c. 1070 £2.
  • Households: 11 villagers. 6 smallholders. 2 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 4 ploughlands (land for). 1 lord's plough teams. 2 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 17 acres.
  • Lord in 1066: freeholders, seven.
  • Overlord in 1066: Earl Godwin.
  • Lord in 1086: Nigel.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: William of Warenne.
  • Phillimore reference: 12,9

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