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Stowey

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  • Hundred: Carhampton
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 8 households (quite small).
  • Total tax assessed: 0.3 geld units (very small).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 0.3 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £1. Value to lord c. 1070 £1.
  • Households: 1 villager. 4 smallholders. 3 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 3 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 0.21 lord's lands. Meadow 2 acres. Pasture 0.5 leagues * 4 furlongs mixed measures. Woodland 6 acres.
  • Livestock in 1086: 6 cattle. 60 sheep. 30 goats.
  • Lord in 1066: Almer.
  • Lord in 1086: Beatrix {sister of Ralph of Pomeroy and William the goat}.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Ralph of Pomeroy.
  • Phillimore reference: 30,1

  • No longer exists as a named location, but can be identified on the ground.
AboutContact ❧ Maps and site by Anna Powell-Smith. Domesday data created by Professor J.J.N. Palmer and team, University of Hull.