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  • Hundred: Eggardon
  • County: Dorset
  • Total population: 8 households (quite small).
  • Total tax assessed: 2 geld units (quite small).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 2 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £2. Value to lord c. 1070 £2.
  • Households: 4 villagers. 3 smallholders. 1 slave.
  • Ploughland: 3 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams. 1 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 6 acres. Pasture 5 furlongs. Woodland 4 furlongs. 1 mill, value 0.3.
  • Lord in 1066: Aelfric.
  • Lord in 1086: William (of Lestre).
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Count Robert of Mortain.
  • Phillimore reference: 26,59

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