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Place: [Bishops] Lydeard

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  • Hundred: Kingsbury West
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 37 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 9.8 geld units (very large).
  • Head of manor: Bishops Lydeard.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 9.8 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £13.
  • Households: 20 villagers. 12 smallholders. 5 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 16 ploughlands (land for). 5 lord's plough teams. 6 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 3.0 lord's lands. Meadow 30 acres. Pasture 1 league * 3 furlongs mixed measures. Woodland 1 league * 3 furlongs mixed measures. 1 mill, value 0.12.
  • Livestock in 1086: 1 cobs. 10 cattle. 20 pigs. 150 sheep.
  • Lord in 1066: Wells (St Andrew), bishop of.
  • Lords in 1086: Wells (St Andrew), bishop of; men-at-arms, two.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Wells (St Andrew), bishop of.
  • Phillimore reference: 6,8

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