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Sandford [Orcas]

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  • Hundred: Horethorne
  • County: Dorset / Somerset
  • Total population: 23 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 6 geld units (quite large).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 6 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £9. Value to lord c. 1070 £8.
  • Households: 4 villagers. 15 smallholders. 4 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 6 ploughlands (land for). 3 lord's plough teams. 3 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 3.43 lord's lands. Meadow 8 acres. Pasture 2 * 1 furlongs. Woodland 4 * 1 furlongs.
  • Livestock in 1086: 2 cobs. 2 cows. 13 pigs. 150 sheep.
  • Lord in 1066: thanes, three.
  • Lord in 1086: Humphrey {the chamberlain}.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Humphrey {the chamberlain}.
  • Phillimore reference: 45,5

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