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[Great] Casterton

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  • Hundred: Witchley
  • Area: Rutland
  • County: Northamptonshire / Rutland
  • Total population: 31 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 3.5 geld units (medium).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 3.5 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £6. Value to lord in 1086 £10.
  • Households: 24 villagers. 2 smallholders. 2 slaves. 2 freemen. 1 priest.
  • Ploughland: 9 ploughlands (land for). 1 lord's plough teams. 7 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 16 acres. Woodland 3 * 2 furlongs. 1 mill, value 0.8.
  • Lord in 1066: Earl Morcar.
  • Lord in 1086: Hugh son of Baldric.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: King William.
  • Phillimore reference: 1,4

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