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Timberscombe

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  • Hundred: Carhampton
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 15 households (medium).
  • Total tax assessed: 1.6 geld units (quite small).
  • Head of manor: Timberscombe.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 1.6 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £2.3. Value to lord c. 1070 £5.3.
  • Households: 3 villagers. 10 smallholders. 2 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 9 ploughlands (land for). 1.5 lord's plough teams. 1 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 0.75 lord's lands. Meadow 11 acres. Pasture 158 acres. Woodland 65 acres.
  • Livestock in 1086: 30 sheep. 10 goats.
  • Lords in 1066: Alfrith <of Piddletrenthide>; Algar.
  • Lord in 1086: Drogo (son of Mauger).
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Roger Arundel.
  • Phillimore reference: 22,14

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