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Shortgrove

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  • Hundred: Uttlesford
  • County: Essex
  • Total population: 8 households (quite small).
  • Total tax assessed: 4.5 geld units (quite large).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 1.3 geld units. Taxed on 1.25.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £2.
  • Households: 3 smallholders.
  • Ploughland: 2 lord's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 9 acres.
  • Livestock in 1086: 2 cobs. 3 cattle. 11 pigs. 90 sheep.
  • Lord in 1066: free man, one.
  • Lord in 1086: Adelulf (of Marck).
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Count Eustace (of Boulogne).
  • Phillimore reference: 20,22

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