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Towan

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  • Hundred: Tybesta
  • County: Cornwall
  • Total population: 65 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 3 exemption units (medium).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 3 exemption units. Taxed on 1.0.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £5.
  • Households: 16 villagers. 40 smallholders. 9 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 20 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams. 16 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 0.5 lord's lands. Meadow 2 acres. Pasture 3 * 1 leagues. Woodland 0.5 leagues * 3 furlongs mixed measures.
  • Livestock in 1086: 1 cobs. 17 cattle. 200 sheep. 5 .
  • Lord in 1066: Earl Harold.
  • Lord in 1086: King William.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: King William.
  • Phillimore reference: 1,3

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