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Benefeld

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  • Hundred: Wyndham
  • Area: Lewes
  • County: Sussex
  • Total population: 17 households (medium).
  • Total tax assessed: 3.3 exemption units (medium).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 1.3 exemption units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £0.5. Value to lord in 1086 £2. Value to lord c. 1070 £0.5.
  • Households: 4 villagers.
  • Ploughland: 1 ploughland (land for). 1 lord's plough teams. 0.5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 4 acres. Woodland 3 swine render.
  • Lord in 1066: Leofwin.
  • Lord in 1086: Alfred.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: William of Warenne.
  • Phillimore reference: 12,55

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  • No longer exists as a named location, but can be identified on the ground.
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