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Orcheston

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  • Hundred: Dolesfield
  • County: Wiltshire
  • Total population: 30 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 15 geld units (very large).

Orcheston appears in 4 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 2 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £1.5. Value to lord c. 1070 £1.
  • Households: 1 smallholder. 3 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 1 ploughland (land for).
  • Other resources: Pasture 80 acres.
  • Lord in 1066: Alwin.
  • Lord in 1086: William.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Edward of Salisbury.
  • Phillimore reference: 24,12

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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.