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Writhlington

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  • Hundred: Kilmersdon
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 11 households (quite small).
  • Total tax assessed: 6 geld units (quite large).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 6 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £4. Value to lord c. 1070 £5.
  • Households: 8 villagers. 3 cottagers.
  • Ploughland: 5 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams. 3 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 5.0 lord's lands. Meadow 12 acres. Pasture 24 acres. Woodland 12 acres.
  • Livestock in 1086: 24 sheep.
  • Lord in 1066: Brictwold.
  • Lord in 1086: Brictward (the priest).
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Brictward (the priest).
  • Phillimore reference: 47,23

AboutContact ❧ Maps and site by Anna Powell-Smith. Domesday data created by Professor J.J.N. Palmer and team, University of Hull.