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Foxcote

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  • Hundred: Wellow
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 14 households (medium).
  • Total tax assessed: 5 geld units (quite large).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 5 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £4. Value to lord c. 1070 £4.
  • Households: 3 villagers. 6 smallholders. 3 slaves. 2 cottagers.
  • Ploughland: 4 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams. 2 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 3.75 lord's lands. Meadow 19 acres. Pasture 6 acres. Woodland 20 acres. 1 mill, value 0.5.
  • Livestock in 1086: 20 cattle. 29 pigs. 177 sheep.
  • Lord in 1066: Aldgyth <of Foxcote>.
  • Lord in 1086: William {of Monceaux}.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Bishop Geoffrey of Coutances.
  • Phillimore reference: 5,42

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