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Wiveliscombe

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  • Hundred: Kingsbury West
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 27 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 15 geld units (very large).
  • Head of manor: Wiveliscombe.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 15 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £25.
  • Households: 16 villagers. 3 smallholders. 8 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 36 ploughlands (land for). 20 lord's plough teams. 7 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 3.0 lord's lands. Meadow 34 acres. Pasture 200 acres. Woodland 80 acres. 1 mill, value 0.2.
  • Livestock in 1086: 1 cobs. 15 cattle. 12 pigs. 70 sheep. 36 goats.
  • Lord in 1066: Wells (St Andrew), bishop of.
  • Lords in 1086: Wells (St Andrew), bishop of; men-at-arms, three.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Wells (St Andrew), bishop of.
  • Phillimore reference: 6,6

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