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Merriott

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  • Hundred: Crewkerne
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 39 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 12 geld units (very large).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 5 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £4. Value to lord c. 1070 £5.
  • Households: 9 villagers. 6 smallholders. 2 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 6 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams. 2 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 2.5 lord's lands. Meadow 10 acres. Pasture 3 furlongs. 1 mill, value 0.25.
  • Livestock in 1086: 1 cobs.
  • Lord in 1066: Godwin.
  • Lord in 1086: Harding (son of Alnoth).
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Harding (son of Alnoth).
  • Phillimore reference: 47,6

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