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Shepton [Montague]

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  • Hundred: Wincanton
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 18 households (medium).
  • Total tax assessed: 4 geld units (medium).
  • Head of manor: Shepton Montague.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 8 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £8. Value to lord c. 1070 £11.
  • Households: 13 villagers. 13 smallholders. 10 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 9 ploughlands (land for). 3 lord's plough teams. 5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 4.0 lord's lands. Meadow 35 acres. Woodland 10 * 4 furlongs & 2 acres mixed measures. 2 mills, value 0.37.
  • Livestock in 1086: 2 cobs. 7 cattle. 4 cows. 34 pigs. 260 sheep.
  • Lords in 1066: Robert son of Wiuhomarch; Toli.
  • Lord in 1086: Drogo (of Montacute).
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Count Robert of Mortain.
  • Places mentioned in this entry: Shepton [Montague]; [Stoney] Stoke.
  • Phillimore reference: 19,57

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