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Henstridge

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  • Hundred: Horethorne
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 70 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 14.1 geld units (very large).

Henstridge appears in 2 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 4 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £4.5. Value to lord c. 1070 £5.
  • Households: 6 smallholders. 4 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 3 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams. 1 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 3.5 lord's lands. Meadow 30 acres. Pasture 30 acres. Woodland 4 * 1 furlongs.
  • Livestock in 1086: 8 cattle. 5 pigs.
  • Lord in 1066: Ednoth (the constable).
  • Lord in 1086: Saint-Sever, abbey of.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Earl Hugh (of Chester).
  • Phillimore reference: 18,4

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