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Swathing

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  • Hundred: Mitford
  • County: Norfolk
  • Total population: 12.3 households (medium).
  • Total tax assessed: 1 geld units (very small).
  • Head of manor: Swathing.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 3 geld units. 12.0 villtax.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £5. Value to lord in 1086 £6.7.
  • Households: 9 villagers. 11 smallholders. 4 slaves. 13 freemen.
  • Ploughland: 0.5 lord's plough teams. 1.5 lord's plough teams possible.
  • 4 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 5 acres. Woodland 40 pigs. 2 mills.
  • Livestock in 1066: 30 pigs.
  • Livestock in 1086: 30 pigs. 30 sheep. 6 goats.
  • Lord in 1066: Hagni (the reeve).
  • Lord in 1086: King William.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: King William.
  • Places mentioned in this entry: Swathing; Thuxton; Thurestuna.
  • Phillimore reference: 1,86

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