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Deadmans Well

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  • Hundred: Andersfield
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 52.7 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 2 never assessed units (quite small).
  • Head of manor: Somerton.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 6 never assessed units. Payments of 1.25 miscellaneous.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £50. Value to lord in 1086 £80.0.
  • Households: 87 villagers. 33 smallholders. 4 slaves. 34 burgesses.
  • Ploughland: 50 ploughlands (land for). 5 lord's plough teams. 44 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 100 acres. Pasture 1 * 0.5 leagues. Woodland 1 league * 1 furlong mixed measures. 2 fisheries.
  • Livestock in 1086: 2 cobs. 9 pigs. 500 sheep.
  • Lords in 1066: Aelfric; Brictnoth; King Edward; Saewin.
  • Lords in 1086: Alfred of `Spain'; King William.
  • Tenants-in-chief in 1086: Alfred of `Spain'; King William.
  • Places mentioned in this entry: Deadmans Well; Langport; Somerton.
  • Phillimore reference: 1,1

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