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Steyning

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  • Hundred: Steyning
  • Area: Bramber
  • County: Sussex
  • Total population: 328 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 12 adjusted units; 81 adjusted;exemption units (very large).

Steyning appears in 2 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 12 adjusted units. Taxed on 12.0. Payments of 0.12 salt-houses.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £28. Value to lord in 1086 £25. Value to lord c. 1070 £20.
  • Households: 45 villagers. 33 smallholders.
  • Ploughland: 21 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams. 18 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 5 acres. Woodland 20 swine render. 1 mill. 3 salthouses.
  • Lord in 1066: King Edward.
  • Lord in 1086: William of Braose.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: William of Braose.
  • Phillimore reference: 13,10

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