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Lanow

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  • Hundred: Stratton
  • County: Cornwall
  • Total population: 31 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 2.2 exemption units (quite small).
  • Head of manor: Lanow I.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 6.5 exemption units. Taxed on 2.0.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £8. Value to lord c. 1070 £3.
  • Households: 59 villagers. 26 smallholders. 8 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 34 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams. 20 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 1.0 lord's lands. Meadow 1 acres. Pasture 40 acres. Woodland 1 league * 3 furlongs mixed measures.
  • Livestock in 1086: 9 cattle. 120 sheep.
  • Lord in 1066: Earl Harold.
  • Lords in 1086: Iovin (the craftsman); King William.
  • Tenants-in-chief in 1086: Count Robert of Mortain; King William.
  • Places mentioned in this entry: Lanow; Poundstock; St Gennys.
  • Phillimore reference: 1,4

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