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Withycombe

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  • Hundred: Carhampton
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 27 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 3 geld units (medium).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 3 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £6. Value to lord c. 1070 £4.
  • Households: 14 villagers. 7 smallholders. 6 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 10 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams. 8 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 1.0 lord's lands. Meadow 10 acres. Pasture 550 acres. Woodland 96 acres.
  • Livestock in 1086: 1 cobs. 3 cattle. 10 pigs. 40 sheep. 30 goats.
  • Lord in 1066: Alnoth.
  • Lord in 1086: Edmer.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Bishop Geoffrey of Coutances.
  • Phillimore reference: 5,8

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