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Place: [Higher and Lower] Oak

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Known today as Oak / Higher Oak / Lower Oak.
  • Hundred: Black Torrington
  • County: Devon
  • Total population: 10 households (quite small).
  • Total tax assessed: 0.2 geld units (very small).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 0.2 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £2. Value to lord c. 1070 £1.5.
  • Households: 6 villagers. 3 smallholders. 1 slave.
  • Ploughland: 5 ploughlands (land for). 1 lord's plough teams. 2 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 0.06 lord's lands. Meadow 20 acres. Pasture 60 acres. Woodland 8 acres.
  • Livestock in 1086: 8 cattle. 8 sheep.
  • Lord in 1066: Asgot <of Welcombe>.
  • Lord in 1086: Richard.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Baldwin the sheriff.
  • Phillimore reference: 16,24

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