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[Little] Cheselbourne

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  • Hundred: Puddletown
  • County: Dorset
  • Total population: 6 households (quite small).
  • Total tax assessed: 2 geld units (quite small).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 2 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £1.3. Value to lord c. 1070 £2.5.
  • Households: 6 smallholders.
  • Ploughland: 2 ploughlands (land for). 1 lord's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 5 acres. Pasture 1 furlongs. 1 mill, value 0.12.
  • Livestock in 1086: 50 sheep.
  • Lords in 1066: Algar; Alstan.
  • Lord in 1086: Roger {Bushell}.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Hugh son of Grip's wife (Hawise).
  • Phillimore reference: 55,3

  • No longer exists as a named location, but can be identified on the ground.
AboutContact ❧ Maps and site by Anna Powell-Smith. Domesday data created by Professor J.J.N. Palmer and team, University of Hull.