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Holcombe

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  • Hundred: Cannington
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 8 households (quite small).
  • Total tax assessed: 0.3 geld units (very small).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 0.3 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £0.5. Value to lord c. 1070 £0.5.
  • Households: 1 villager. 5 smallholders. 2 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 2 ploughlands (land for). 1 lord's plough teams. 0.5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 0.12 lord's lands. Pasture 75 acres. Woodland 15 acres. 1 mill, value 0.02.
  • Livestock in 1086: 12 cattle. 3 pigs. 4 sheep. 12 goats.
  • Lord in 1066: Alward.
  • Lord in 1086: Alward.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Roger of Courseulles.
  • Phillimore reference: 21,19

  • No longer exists as a named location, but can be identified on the ground.
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