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[West] Harptree

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  • Hundred: Chewton
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 25 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 10 geld units (very large).

[West] Harptree appears in 2 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 5 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £2. Value to lord c. 1070 £2.
  • Households: 7 villagers. 4 smallholders. 5 cottagers.
  • Ploughland: 4 ploughlands (land for). 0.5 lord's plough teams. 3 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 3.0 lord's lands. Meadow 58 acres. Pasture 1 * 0.5 leagues. Woodland 42 acres. 1 mill, value 0.25.
  • Livestock in 1086: 5 cattle. 4 pigs. 24 goats.
  • Lord in 1066: Edric.
  • Lord in 1086: Ascelin.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Bishop Geoffrey of Coutances.
  • Phillimore reference: 5,60

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