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Down [St Mary]

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  • Hundred: North Tawton
  • County: Devon
  • Total population: 33 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 2.4 geld units (quite small).

Down [St Mary] appears in 2 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 0.4 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £0.5.
  • Households: 3 villagers. 2 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 2 ploughlands (land for). 1 lord's plough teams. 1 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 0.25 lord's lands. Meadow 3 acres. Pasture 2 furlongs. Woodland 2 * 1 furlongs.
  • Livestock in 1086: 5 cattle. 2 pigs. 10 sheep.
  • Lord in 1066: Boia (the priest).
  • Overlord in 1066: Brictric (son of Algar).
  • Lord in 1086: Adulf.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: King William.
  • Phillimore reference: 1,72

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