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Hiscombe

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  • Hundred: Tintinhull
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 13 households (medium).
  • Total tax assessed: 2.8 geld units (medium).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 2.8 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £2.5. Value to lord c. 1070 £2.
  • Households: 4 villagers. 8 smallholders. 1 slave.
  • Ploughland: 3 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams. 2 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 1.5 lord's lands. Meadow 31 acres. Woodland 10 acres.
  • Livestock in 1086: 10 cattle. 20 pigs. 143 sheep.
  • Lord in 1066: thanes, four.
  • Lord in 1086: William {of Monceaux}.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Bishop Geoffrey of Coutances.
  • Phillimore reference: 5,3

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  • No longer exists as a named location, but can be identified on the ground.
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