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  • Hundred: Carhampton
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 15 households (medium).
  • Total tax assessed: 3 geld units (medium).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 3 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £1.3. Value to lord c. 1070 £4.
  • Households: 6 villagers. 3 smallholders. 6 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 12 ploughlands (land for).
  • Other resources: 1.5 lord's lands. Pasture 500 acres. Woodland 300 acres.
  • Lord in 1066: Algar.
  • Lord in 1086: Rogo {son of Nigel}.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Baldwin the sheriff.
  • Phillimore reference: 20,3

AboutContact ❧ Maps and site by Anna Powell-Smith. Domesday data created by Professor J.J.N. Palmer and team, University of Hull.