The first free online copy of Domesday Book

Houndstone

Tweet Like on Facebook
  • Hundred: Stone
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 7 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 £0.5.
  • Households: 2 villagers. 3 smallholders. 2 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 1 ploughland (land for). 1 lord's plough teams. 0.5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 0.62 lord's lands. Meadow 3.5 acres.
  • Livestock in 1086: 3 cattle. 50 sheep.
  • Lord in 1066: thanes, three.
  • Lord in 1086: Ansger (the Breton).
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Count Robert of Mortain.
  • Phillimore reference: 19,81

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