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  • Hundred: Winterstoke
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 6 households (quite small).
  • Total tax assessed: 1 geld units (very small).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 1 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £1. Value to lord c. 1070 £1.
  • Households: 2 villagers. 2 smallholders. 2 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 2 ploughlands (land for). 1 lord's plough teams. 1 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 0.75 lord's lands. Meadow 8 acres. Woodland 3 acres.
  • Livestock in 1086: 8 cows. 40 sheep.
  • Lord in 1066: Brictric.
  • Overlord in 1066: Glastonbury (St Mary), abbey of.
  • Lord in 1086: Herlewin <of Shelswell>.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Bishop Geoffrey of Coutances.
  • Phillimore reference: 5,12

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