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Barrowden

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  • Hundred: Witchley
  • Area: Rutland
  • County: Northamptonshire / Rutland
  • Total population: 66.5 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 4.4 geld units (quite large).

Barrowden appears in 3 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 1.4 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £2. Value to lord in 1086 £1.
  • Households: 12 villagers. 2 smallholders. 2 slaves. 1 priest.
  • Ploughland: 4 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams. 2 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 3 acres. Woodland 1 * 1 furlongs.
  • Lord in 1086: Robert of Tosny.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Robert of Tosny.
  • Places mentioned in this entry: Barrowden; Seaton.
  • Phillimore reference: 26,3

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