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Sawston

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  • Hundred: Whittlesford
  • County: Cambridgeshire
  • Total population: 38 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 8 geld units (very large).

Sawston appears in 3 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 2 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £6. Value to lord in 1086 £6. Value to lord c. 1070 £6.
  • Households: 6 villagers. 3 smallholders.
  • Ploughland: 3 ploughlands (land for). 1 lord's plough teams. 2 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 3 ploughs. 1 mill, value 1.3.
  • Lord in 1066: Ordgar.
  • Overlord in 1066: Earl Harold.
  • Lord in 1086: Grestain (Sainte-Marie & Saint-Pierre), abbey of.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Count Robert of Mortain.
  • Phillimore reference: 12,1

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