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[East and West] Lexham

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Known today as Lexham / East Lexham / West Lexham.
  • Hundred: Laundich
  • County: Norfolk
  • Total population: 45 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 7.8 geld units (very large).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 3 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £2. Value to lord in 1086 £2. Value to lord c. 1070 £2.
  • Households: 12 smallholders. 12 freemen.
  • Ploughland: 4 lord's plough teams. 2 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 2 acres. Woodland 30 pigs. 1 mill.
  • Livestock in 1066: 8 cattle. 24 pigs.
  • Livestock in 1086: 4 cobs. 9 cattle. 24 pigs. 200 sheep.
  • Lord in 1066: Ulfkil.
  • Lord in 1086: Wimer (of Gressenhall).
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: William of Warenne.
  • Phillimore reference: 8,63

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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.