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Torweston

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  • Hundred: Williton
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 11 households (quite small).
  • Total tax assessed: 1.5 geld units (quite small).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 1.5 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £2.5. Value to lord c. 1070 £1.5.
  • Households: 5 villagers. 6 smallholders.
  • Ploughland: 3 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams. 2 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 0.87 lord's lands. Meadow 15.5 acres. Pasture 11 acres. Woodland 46 acres. 1 mill.
  • Livestock in 1086: 14 cattle. 2 pigs. 88 sheep.
  • Lord in 1066: Leofsi.
  • Lord in 1086: Hugh.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: William of Mohun.
  • Phillimore reference: 25,37

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