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Place: Cerne

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Known today as Cerne / Forston / Herrison / Pulston / Cernel / Godmanstone / Minterne / Little Minterne / Minterne Parva.
  • County: Dorset
  • Total population: 46 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 19.6 geld units (very large).

Cerne appears in 9 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 3 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £3. Value to lord c. 1070 £3.
  • Households: 2 villagers. 6 smallholders.
  • Ploughland: 2 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 4 acres. Pasture 5 * 3 furlongs. 1 mill, value 0.25.
  • Lord in 1066: thanes, two.
  • Lord in 1086: Ansger (the Breton).
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Count Robert of Mortain.
  • Phillimore reference: 26,8

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