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Corscombe

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  • Hundred: Beaminster
  • County: Dorset
  • Total population: 31 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 11.8 geld units (very large).

Corscombe appears in 3 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 1 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £0.8. Value to lord c. 1070 £0.8.
  • Households: 1 villager. 7 smallholders. 2 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 1.5 ploughlands (land for).
  • Other resources: Pasture 1 * 0.5 furlongs. Woodland 1 * 0.5 furlongs.
  • Lord in 1066: Leofwin.
  • Lord in 1086: William (of Lestre).
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Count Robert of Mortain.
  • Phillimore reference: 26,65

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