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Wincanton

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  • Hundred: Wincanton
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 49 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 4 exemption units (medium).
  • Head of manor: Wincanton.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 4 exemption units. Taxed on 3.0.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £5.5. Value to lord c. 1070 £5.5.
  • Households: 23 villagers. 15 smallholders. 4 slaves. 7 cottagers.
  • Ploughland: 13 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams. 10 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 0.5 lord's lands. Meadow 110 acres. Pasture 30 acres. Woodland 150 acres. 1 mill, value 0.12.
  • Livestock in 1086: 1 cobs. 14 cattle. 15 pigs. 32 sheep.
  • Lords in 1066: Alsi <of Castle Cary>; Brictmer {the priest}.
  • Lord in 1086: Rainward.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Walter of Douai.
  • Phillimore reference: 24,16

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