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Dorchester

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Dorchester appears in 3 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Head of manor: Dorchester.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 20.5 geld units. Payments of 1.13 miscellaneous.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £10. Value to lord in 1086 £20. Value to lord c. 1070 £8.
  • Households: 46 villagers. 15 smallholders.
  • Ploughland: 16 ploughlands (land for). 4 lord's plough teams. 20 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 4 mills, value 19.0. 2 fisheries.
  • Lord in 1066: Lincoln (St Mary), bishop of.
  • Lord in 1086: Bricteva <of Baldon>.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Lincoln (St Mary), bishop of.
  • Phillimore reference: 6,1b

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