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Place: Cooling

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  • Hundred: Shamwell
  • Area: Aylesford
  • County: Kent
  • Total population: 10 households (quite small).
  • Total tax assessed: 2 unchanged units (quite small).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 1.5 unchanged units. Taxed on 1.5.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £2. Value to lord in 1086 £4.4. Value to lord c. 1070 £2.
  • Households: 5 villagers. 4 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 1.5 ploughland (land for). 2 lord's plough teams. 0.5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 7 acres. Woodland 10 swine render.
  • Lord in 1066: Wulfwin.
  • Overlord in 1066: Earl Leofwin.
  • Lords in 1086: Adam (son of Hubert); Richard son of (Count) Gilbert.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Bishop Odo of Bayeux.
  • Phillimore reference: 5,106

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