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Place: [Castle and West] Acre

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Known today as Acre / Castle Acre / West Acre.
  • Hundred: Freebridge
  • County: Norfolk
  • Total population: 130 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 10.4 geld units (very large).

[Castle and West] Acre appears in 3 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

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  • Head of manor: Necton.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 8.6 geld units.
  • Value:
  • Households: 6 villagers. 35 smallholders. 2 slaves. 21 freemen.
  • Ploughland: 3.5 lord's plough teams. 6.8 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 10 acres. Woodland 40 pigs. 4.5 mills. 1 fishery. 5 salthouses.
  • Livestock in 1066: 5 cattle. 100 sheep.
  • Livestock in 1086: 5 cattle. 18 pigs. 165 sheep.
  • Lords in 1066: (Earl) Harold; Thorbiorn (of Orwell).
  • Overlord in 1066: (Earl) Harold.
  • Lord in 1086: Ralph of Tosny.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Ralph of Tosny.
  • Phillimore reference: 22,16

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