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Corton

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  • Hundred: Uggescombe
  • County: Dorset
  • Total population: 12 households (medium).
  • Total tax assessed: 5 geld units (quite large).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 5 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £7. Value to lord c. 1070 £9.
  • Households: 12 smallholders.
  • Ploughland: 4 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 15 acres. Pasture 1 * 0.5 leagues.
  • Lord in 1066: thanes, two.
  • Lord in 1086: Vitalis.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Roger of Courseulles.
  • Phillimore reference: 29,1

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