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Westlecott

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  • Hundred: Blagrove
  • County: Wiltshire
  • Total population: 10 households (quite small).
  • Total tax assessed: 5 geld units (quite large).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 5 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £2. Value to lord c. 1070 £2.
  • Households: 3 villagers. 6 smallholders. 1 slave.
  • Ploughland: 2 ploughlands (land for). 1.5 lord's plough teams. 0.5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 4.0 lord's lands. Meadow 25 acres. Pasture 30 acres. 1 mill, value 0.25.
  • Lord in 1066: Leofric.
  • Lord in 1086: Harold <of Westlecott>.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Hugh the ass.
  • Phillimore reference: 50,2

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