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Povington

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  • Hundred: Hasler
  • County: Dorset
  • Total population: 18 households (medium).
  • Total tax assessed: 8.5 geld units (very large).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 8.5 geld units. Payments of 0.1 urban.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £11. Value to lord c. 1070 £11.
  • Households: 4 villagers. 5 smallholders. 8 slaves. 1 burgess.
  • Ploughland: 6 ploughlands (land for). 3 lord's plough teams. 3 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 8 acres. Pasture 6 * 6 furlongs. Woodland 6 acres. 1 mill, value 1.25.
  • Lord in 1066: Almer.
  • Lord in 1086: Robert son of Gerald.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Robert son of Gerald.
  • Phillimore reference: 30,4

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