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Ashcott

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  • Hundred: Whitley
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 26 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 9.5 geld units (very large).

Ashcott appears in 2 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Head of manor: Walton.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 2 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £2. Value to lord c. 1070 £2.
  • Households: 2 villagers. 3 smallholders. 2 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 3 ploughlands (land for). 0.3 lord's plough teams. 1 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 1.5 lord's lands. Meadow 4 acres.
  • Livestock in 1086: 1 cobs. 2 cows. 7 pigs. 42 sheep. 8 goats.
  • Lord in 1066: Glastonbury (St Mary), abbey of.
  • Lord in 1086: Roger {of Courseulles}.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Glastonbury (St Mary), abbey of.
  • Phillimore reference: 8,14

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