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Preston [Plucknett]

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  • Hundred: Stone
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 9 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 £0.8.
  • Households: 8 smallholders. 1 slave.
  • Ploughland: 1 ploughland (land for). 1 lord's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 10 acres.
  • Livestock in 1086: 1 cobs. 5 cattle. 80 sheep.
  • Lord in 1066: Alward.
  • Lord in 1086: Ansger (the Breton).
  • Phillimore reference: 45,18

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