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  • Hundred: Blachethorna
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 22 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 5 geld units (quite large).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 5 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £6. Value to lord c. 1070 £6.
  • Households: 8 villagers. 8 smallholders. 6 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 8 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams. 5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 2.75 lord's lands. Meadow 25 acres. Pasture 22 acres. Woodland 3 furlongs * 1 acre mixed measures.
  • Livestock in 1086: 12 cattle. 12 pigs.
  • Lord in 1066: Wulfeva (Beteslau).
  • Lord in 1086: Countess Ida of Boulogne.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Count Eustace (of Boulogne).
  • Phillimore reference: 17,7

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