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Dowland

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  • Hundred: North Tawton
  • County: Devon
  • Total population: 19 households (medium).
  • Total tax assessed: 0.8 geld units (very small).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 0.3 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £0.6. Value to lord c. 1070 £0.6.
  • Households: 1 villager. 2 smallholders. 2 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 3 ploughlands (land for). 1 lord's plough teams. 1 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 0.18 lord's lands. Meadow 2 acres. Woodland 1 furlongs.
  • Livestock in 1086: 1 cobs. 10 cattle.
  • Lord in 1066: thanes, two.
  • Lord in 1086: Walter of Claville.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Walter of Claville.
  • Phillimore reference: 24,25

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