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Compton [Durville]

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  • Hundred: South Petherton
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 87.5 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 8 geld units; 21.9 exemption units (very large).

Compton [Durville] appears in 3 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 3 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £3. Value to lord c. 1070 £2.
  • Households: 6 villagers. 6 smallholders.
  • Ploughland: 3 ploughlands (land for). 1 lord's plough teams. 1 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 2.0 lord's lands.
  • Livestock in 1086: 14 cattle. 42 sheep.
  • Lord in 1066: Godric.
  • Lord in 1086: Mauger (of Carteret).
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Count Robert of Mortain.
  • Phillimore reference: 19,3

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