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Witchampton

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  • Hundred: Cranborne
  • County: Dorset
  • Total population: 26 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 6.7 geld units (quite large).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 2 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £1.3. Value to lord c. 1070 £1.3.
  • Households: 1 villager. 3 smallholders.
  • Ploughland: 1.5 ploughlands (land for). 1 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 8 acres. Pasture 2 * 1 furlongs. Woodland 1 furlong * 8 acres mixed measures. 1 mill, value 0.25.
  • Lord in 1066: thane, one.
  • Lord in 1086: Hubert (of St Clair).
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Count Robert of Mortain.
  • Phillimore reference: 26,40

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