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  • Hundred: Eggardon
  • County: Dorset
  • Total population: 19 households (medium).
  • Total tax assessed: 6 geld units (quite large).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 6 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £6. Value to lord c. 1070 £4.
  • Households: 5 villagers. 9 smallholders. 5 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 6 ploughlands (land for). 2.5 lord's plough teams. 2.5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 3.0 lord's lands. Meadow 13 acres. Pasture 15 * 2 furlongs. Woodland 11 * 2.5 furlongs. 2 mills, value 0.15.
  • Livestock in 1086: 2 cobs. 4 cattle. 13 pigs. 158 sheep. 16 goats.
  • Lord in 1066: Almer <of Piddletrenthide>.
  • Lord in 1086: Hugh (Gosbert).
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Roger Arundel.
  • Phillimore reference: 47,6

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