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Downton [-on-the-Rock]

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  • Hundred: Hezetre
  • County: Herefordshire
  • Total population: 12 households (medium).
  • Total tax assessed: 4 exemption units (medium).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 4 exemption units. Taxed on 2.0.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £1.5. Value to lord in 1086 £1.5.
  • Households: 3 villagers. 3 smallholders. 6 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 2 lord's plough teams. 0.5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Woodland 0.5 league * 5 furlongs mixed measures. 1 fishery.
  • Lords in 1066: Almer; Ulfkil.
  • Lord in 1086: Oidelard (the steward).
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Ralph of Mortimer.
  • Phillimore reference: 9,2

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