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Rowde

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  • Hundred: Rowborough
  • County: Wiltshire
  • Total population: 28 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 20 geld units (very large).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 20 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £8. Value to lord c. 1070 £6.
  • Households: 4 villagers. 8 smallholders. 4 slaves. 1 priest. 11 other population.
  • Ploughland: 8 ploughlands (land for). 4 lord's plough teams. 4 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 20 acres. Woodland 6 * 1.5 furlongs. 2 mills, value 0.48.
  • Lord in 1066: Karli <of Norton>.
  • Lords in 1086: Gilbert; William; Wulfgeat.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Alfred of Marlborough.
  • Phillimore reference: 26,2

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