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Penheale

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  • Hundred: Rillaton
  • County: Cornwall
  • Total population: 50 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 2.5 exemption units (quite small).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 2.5 exemption units. Taxed on 1.0.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £5.
  • Households: 24 villagers. 16 smallholders. 10 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 30 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams. 20 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 0.5 lord's lands. Meadow 11 acres. Pasture 30 acres. Woodland 13 acres.
  • Livestock in 1086: 7 cattle. 100 sheep.
  • Lord in 1066: Earl Harold.
  • Lord in 1086: King William.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: King William.
  • Phillimore reference: 1,12

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