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Templecombe

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  • Hundred: Horethorne
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 11.5 households (medium).
  • Total tax assessed: 4.4 geld units (quite large).
  • Head of manor: Temple Combe.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 8.8 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £10.7. Value to lord c. 1070 £10.7.
  • Households: 10 villagers. 6 smallholders. 7 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 8.5 ploughlands (land for). 3 lord's plough teams. 2 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 5.0 lord's lands. Meadow 40 acres. Pasture 40 acres. Woodland 60 acres.
  • Livestock in 1086: 2 cobs. 6 cattle. 20 pigs. 100 sheep. 25 goats.
  • Lords in 1066: Alward (the noble); Earl Leofwin.
  • Lords in 1086: Bishop Odo of Bayeux; Samson {the chaplain}.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Bishop Odo of Bayeux.
  • Places mentioned in this entry: Templecombe; Thorent.
  • Phillimore reference: 4,1

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