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Pendomer

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  • Hundred: Houndsborough
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 17 households (medium).
  • Total tax assessed: 5 geld units (quite large).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 5 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £3. Value to lord c. 1070 £2.
  • Households: 5 villagers. 10 smallholders. 2 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 5 ploughlands (land for). 3 lord's plough teams. 4 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 3.0 lord's lands. Meadow 10 acres. Pasture 4 * 4 furlongs. Woodland 7 * 3 furlongs.
  • Livestock in 1086: 2 cobs. 12 cattle. 35 pigs. 250 sheep.
  • Lord in 1066: Alward {the hunter}.
  • Lord in 1086: Alfred (the butler).
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Count Robert of Mortain.
  • Phillimore reference: 19,51

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