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Bekesbourne

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  • Hundred: Bridge
  • Area: Borough
  • County: Kent
  • Total population: 45 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 3 unchanged units (medium).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 1 unchanged units. Taxed on 1.0.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £5. Value to lord in 1086 £5. Value to lord c. 1070 £2.
  • Households: 9 villagers. 1 smallholder.
  • Ploughland: 2 ploughlands (land for). 1 lord's plough teams. 1 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 3.5 acres. Woodland 5 swine render. 2 mills, value 0.47.
  • Lord in 1066: Canterbury (St Augustine), abbey of.
  • Lord in 1086: Canterbury (St Augustine), abbey of.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Canterbury (St Augustine), abbey of.
  • Phillimore reference: 7,3

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