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Wraxall

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  • Hundred: Eggardon
  • County: Dorset
  • Total population: 26 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 14 geld units (very large).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 14 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £9. Value to lord c. 1070 £4.
  • Households: 8 villagers. 14 smallholders. 4 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 8 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams. 2 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 3.5 lord's lands. Meadow 5 acres. Pasture 8 * 2.5 furlongs. Woodland 8 * 3 furlongs. 1 mill, value 0.25.
  • Livestock in 1086: 2 cows. 17 pigs. 60 sheep.
  • Lord in 1066: Almer <of Piddletrenthide>.
  • Lords in 1086: Ralph; William (the goat); man-at-arms, one.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Roger Arundel.
  • Phillimore reference: 47,7

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