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Pennard

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  • Hundred: Whitstone
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 44 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 20 exemption units (very large).
  • Head of manor: Pennard.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 20 exemption units. Taxed on 10.0.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £13.5. Value to lord c. 1070 £5.5.
  • Households: 21 villagers. 9 smallholders. 4 slaves. 10 cottagers.
  • Ploughland: 12 ploughlands (land for). 5 lord's plough teams. 8 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 12.0 lord's lands. Meadow 38 acres. Pasture 40 acres. Woodland 1.5 leagues * 4 furlongs & 30 acres mixed measures.
  • Livestock in 1086: 2 cobs. 42 cattle. 25 pigs. 55 sheep.
  • Lords in 1066: Aelmer; Glastonbury (St Mary), abbey of.
  • Lords in 1086: Glastonbury (St Mary), abbey of; Serlo {of Burcy}.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Glastonbury (St Mary), abbey of.
  • Phillimore reference: 8,21

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