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Horsington

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  • Hundred: Horethorne
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 38 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 11 geld units (very large).
  • Head of manor: Horsington.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 11 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £10. Value to lord c. 1070 £10.
  • Households: 12 villagers. 10 smallholders. 4 slaves. 12 cottagers.
  • Ploughland: 10 ploughlands (land for). 2.5 lord's plough teams. 7.5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 4.45 lord's lands. Meadow 100 acres. Pasture 6 * 5 furlongs. Woodland 7 * 6 furlongs. 1 mill, value 0.17.
  • Livestock in 1086: 2 cobs. 7 cattle. 28 pigs. 65 sheep.
  • Lords in 1066: Aldeva; Saeward.
  • Lords in 1086: Ralph; William son of Guy.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: William son of Guy.
  • Phillimore reference: 28,1

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