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Place: Closworth

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  • Hundred: Houndsborough
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 20 households (medium).
  • Total tax assessed: 7 geld units (quite large).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 7 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £7. Value to lord c. 1070 £7.
  • Households: 10 villagers. 7 smallholders. 3 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 6 ploughlands (land for). 3 lord's plough teams. 3 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 4.0 lord's lands. Meadow 12 acres. Woodland 4 * 2 furlongs. 1 mill, value 0.75.
  • Livestock in 1086: 1 cobs. 9 cattle. 23 pigs. 100 sheep. 100 goats.
  • Lord in 1066: thane, one.
  • Lord in 1086: Count Robert of Mortain.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Count Robert of Mortain.
  • Phillimore reference: 19,52

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