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Horton

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  • Hundred: Badbury
  • County: Dorset
  • Total population: 17 households (medium).
  • Total tax assessed: 7 geld units (quite large).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 7 geld units. Payments of 0.27 urban.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £4.
  • Households: 4 villagers. 10 smallholders. 3 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 7 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams. 1 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 2.0 lord's lands. Meadow 6 acres. Pasture 2 * 2 leagues. Woodland 1 * 0.5 leagues. 2 mills, value 0.75. 2 churches.
  • Lord in 1066: Horton (St Wolfrida), abbey of.
  • Lords in 1086: Horton (St Wolfrida), abbey of; King William.
  • Tenants-in-chief in 1086: Horton (St Wolfrida), abbey of; King William.
  • Phillimore reference: 14,1
  • Waste in 1086: Partial

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