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Laverton

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  • Hundred: Frome
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 16 households (medium).
  • Total tax assessed: 10 geld units (very large).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 10 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £8. Value to lord c. 1070 £7.
  • Households: 6 villagers. 8 smallholders. 2 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 10 ploughlands (land for). 3 lord's plough teams. 4 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 6.75 lord's lands. Meadow 12 acres. Pasture 60 acres. Woodland 60 acres.
  • Livestock in 1086: 1 cobs. 3 cattle. 7 pigs. 68 sheep. 15 goats.
  • Lord in 1066: Alstan (of) Boscombe.
  • Lord in 1086: Herbert.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: William of Eu.
  • Phillimore reference: 26,4

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