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Harswell

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  • Hundred: Weighton
  • Area: East Riding
  • County: Yorkshire
  • Total population: 1.4 households (very small).
  • Total tax assessed: 5.3 geld units (quite large).
  • Head of manor: Warter.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 42 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £40. Value to lord in 1086 £1.5.
  • Households: 10 villagers. 1 priest.
  • Ploughland: 19 ploughlands (can plough). 2 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 20 acres. 1 mill, value 0.1. 1 church.
  • Lord in 1066: (Earl) Morcar.
  • Lord in 1086: King William.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: King William.
  • Places mentioned in this entry: Hotham; Seaton [Ross]; Duggleby; Turodebi; [Nun]burnholme; Warter; Harswell; Torp.
  • Phillimore reference: 1Y7
  • Waste in 1086: Partial

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