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Rushall

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  • Hundred: Swanborough
  • County: Wiltshire
  • Total population: 105 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 37 geld units (very large).
  • Head of manor: Rushall.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 37 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £34.5. Value to lord c. 1070 £32.5.
  • Households: 28 villagers. 40 smallholders. 37 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 27.5 ploughlands (land for). 12 lord's plough teams. 14 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 19.0 lord's lands. Meadow 112 acres. Pasture 3.5 * 1.5 leagues. Woodland 1 * 0.5 leagues. 5 mills, value 3.6. 1 church. 2.0 church lands.
  • Lord in 1066: (Countess) Gytha (of Wessex).
  • Lords in 1086: Saint-Wandrille, abbey of; King William.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: King William.
  • Phillimore reference: 1,9

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