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Ashford

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  • Hundred: Braunton
  • County: Devon
  • Total population: 20 households (medium).
  • Total tax assessed: 1.1 geld units (quite small).

Ashford appears in 2 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 0.5 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £1. Value to lord c. 1070 £1.5.
  • Households: 9 villagers. 2 smallholders. 1 slave.
  • Ploughland: 5 ploughlands (land for). 1 lord's plough teams. 1 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 0.25 lord's lands. Meadow 4 acres. Pasture 30 acres. Woodland 4 acres.
  • Livestock in 1086: 40 sheep. 5 goats.
  • Lord in 1066: Aelmer.
  • Lord in 1086: Robert {of Beaumont}.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Baldwin the sheriff.
  • Phillimore reference: 16,66

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