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Charleston

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  • Hundred: Totnore
  • Area: Pevensey
  • County: Sussex
  • Total population: 10 households (quite small).
  • Total tax assessed: 2 unchanged units; 6 geld units (very large).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 2 unchanged units. Taxed on 2.0.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £0.5. Value to lord in 1086 £1. Value to lord c. 1070 £0.5.
  • Households: 2 villagers. 2 smallholders.
  • Ploughland: 0.5 ploughlands (land for). 1 lord's plough teams. 1.5 men's plough teams.
  • Lord in 1066: Alnoth (the noble of Kent).
  • Overlord in 1066: King Edward.
  • Lord in 1086: Hubert (of St Clair).
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Count Robert of Mortain.
  • Phillimore reference: 10,16

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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.