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  • Hundred: Taunton
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 32 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 3.5 geld units (medium).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 3.5 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £4. Value to lord c. 1070 £2.5.
  • Households: 14 villagers. 14 smallholders. 4 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 6 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams. 3.5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 1.0 lord's lands. Meadow 17 acres. Pasture 15 acres. Woodland 10 acres. 1 mill, value 0.2.
  • Livestock in 1086: 14 pigs. 62 sheep.
  • Lord in 1066: Dunn.
  • Lord in 1086: Geoffrey {of Vautortes}.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Roger of Courseulles.
  • Phillimore reference: 21,81

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