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Place: [East, Higher and Lower] Densham

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Known today as Densham / East Densham / Higher Densham / Lower Densham.
  • Hundred: Witheridge
  • County: Devon
  • Total population: 7 households (quite small).
  • Total tax assessed: 0.4 geld units (very small).

[East, Higher and Lower] Densham appears in 2 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 0.3 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £0.5. Value to lord c. 1070 £0.3.
  • Households: 6 smallholders. 1 slave.
  • Ploughland: 3 ploughlands (land for). 3 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 0.06 lord's lands. Meadow 4 acres. Woodland 5 acres.
  • Lord in 1066: Aethelmer.
  • Lord in 1086: Alfred (the butler).
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Count Robert of Mortain.
  • Phillimore reference: 15,31

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