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Cossington

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  • Hundred: Whitley
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 22 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 3 geld units (medium).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 3 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £6. Value to lord c. 1070 £6.
  • Households: 9 villagers. 9 smallholders. 4 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 6 ploughlands (land for). 1 lord's plough teams. 5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 1.0 lord's lands. Meadow 10 acres. Woodland 2 acres.
  • Livestock in 1086: 1 cobs. 6 cattle. 26 pigs. 26 sheep.
  • Lord in 1066: Alwin Pike.
  • Overlord in 1066: Glastonbury (St Mary), abbey of.
  • Lord in 1086: Walter {of Douai}.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Glastonbury (St Mary), abbey of.
  • Phillimore reference: 8,7

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