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Butleigh

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  • Hundred: Whitley
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 55 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 20.8 geld units (very large).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 0.8 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £0.5. Value to lord c. 1070 £0.3.
  • Households: 7 smallholders.
  • Ploughland: 1.5 ploughlands (land for). 1 lord's plough teams. 0.5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 0.37 lord's lands. Meadow 6 acres. Woodland 2 acres.
  • Livestock in 1086: 4 cattle. 2 pigs.
  • Lord in 1066: Winegot {the priest}.
  • Lord in 1086: Roger {of Courseulles}.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Glastonbury (St Mary), abbey of.
  • Phillimore reference: 8,12

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