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[East and West] Bower

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Known today as Bower / East Bower / West Bower.
  • Hundred: North Petherton
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 23 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 1.3 geld units (quite small).

[East and West] Bower appears in 2 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 0.5 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £2. Value to lord c. 1070 £2.
  • Households: 3 villagers. 2 smallholders. 1 slave.
  • Ploughland: 3 ploughlands (land for). 1 lord's plough teams. 2 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 0.25 lord's lands.
  • Livestock in 1086: 15 cattle. 21 pigs.
  • Lord in 1066: Saeric.
  • Lord in 1086: Rademar.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Walter of Douai.
  • Phillimore reference: 24,8

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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.