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Shepton [Beauchamp]

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  • Hundred: South Petherton
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 15 households (medium).
  • Total tax assessed: 6 geld units (quite large).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 6 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £4. Value to lord c. 1070 £5.
  • Households: 9 villagers. 3 smallholders. 3 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 4 ploughlands (land for). 1.5 lord's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 3.87 lord's lands. Meadow 15 acres.
  • Livestock in 1086: 1 cobs. 4 cattle. 7 pigs. 64 sheep.
  • Lord in 1066: Algar.
  • Lord in 1086: Count Robert of Mortain.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Count Robert of Mortain.
  • Phillimore reference: 19,5

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