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[Nether] Stowey

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  • Hundred: Williton
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 25 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 5 geld units (quite large).

[Nether] Stowey appears in 2 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 2 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £1. Value to lord in 1086 £1. Value to lord c. 1070 £1.
  • Households: 4 villagers. 3 smallholders. 1 slave.
  • Ploughland: 4 ploughlands (land for). 1.5 lord's plough teams. 1 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 2.0 lord's lands. Meadow 3 acres. Woodland 1 leagues.
  • Livestock in 1086: 8 pigs. 20 sheep.
  • Lords in 1066: Alward; Osward (of Trewsbury).
  • Lords in 1086: Alward; Osward (of Trewsbury).
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Alfred of `Spain'.
  • Phillimore reference: 35,12

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