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Houghton

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  • Hundred: Hurstingstone
  • County: Huntingdonshire
  • Total population: 36 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 7 exemption units (quite large).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 7 exemption units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £8. Value to lord in 1086 £8.
  • Households: 31 villagers. 5 smallholders.
  • Ploughland: 10 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams. 10 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 2.0 new lands. Meadow 60 acres. Woodland 1 * 0.5 leagues. 1 mill, value 1.0. 1 church.
  • Lord in 1066: Ramsey (St Benedict), abbey of.
  • Lord in 1086: Ramsey (St Benedict), abbey of.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Ramsey (St Benedict), abbey of.
  • Phillimore reference: 6,8

AboutContact ❧ Maps and site by Anna Powell-Smith. Domesday data created by Professor J.J.N. Palmer and team, University of Hull.