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Westowe

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  • Hundred: Taunton
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 35.8 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 1 geld units; 0.4 never assessed units (quite small).

Westowe appears in 2 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 1 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £2. Value to lord c. 1070 £2.
  • Households: 2 villagers. 3 smallholders. 3 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 2 ploughlands (land for). 1 lord's plough teams. 0.5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 0.87 lord's lands. Meadow 4 acres. Pasture 8 acres. Woodland 15 acres.
  • Livestock in 1086: 26 sheep.
  • Lord in 1066: Aethelwold.
  • Lord in 1086: William.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Roger of Courseulles.
  • Phillimore reference: 21,49

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