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  • Hundred: Alstoe [North]
  • Area: Rutland
  • County: Rutland
  • Total population: 57 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 3 geld units (medium).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 3 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £7. Value to lord in 1086 £11.
  • Households: 48 villagers. 6 smallholders. 3 freemen.
  • Ploughland: 12 ploughlands (land for). 3 lord's plough teams. 21 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 40 acres. Woodland 1 league * 7 furlongs mixed measures.
  • Lord in 1066: (Countess) Gytha (of Hereford).
  • Lords in 1086: Geoffrey; King William.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: King William.
  • Phillimore reference: 1,6

AboutContact ❧ Maps and site by Anna Powell-Smith. Domesday data created by Professor J.J.N. Palmer and team, University of Hull.