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[Great and Little] Bedwyn

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Known today as Bedwyn / Great Bedwyn / Little Bedwyn.
  • Hundred: Kinwardstone
  • County: Wiltshire
  • Total population: 197 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 1.5 geld units (quite small).

[Great and Little] Bedwyn appears in 2 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Head of manor: Calne.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £100. Value to lord in 1086 £100.
  • Households: 80 villagers. 18 slaves. 60 other population. 14 freedmen. 25 burgesses.
  • Ploughland: 79 ploughlands (land for). 12 lord's plough teams. 67 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 200 acres. Pasture 12 * 6 furlongs. Woodland 2 * 1 leagues & 0.5 league * 3 furlongs mixed measures. 8 mills, value 5.0.
  • Lord in 1066: King Edward.
  • Lord in 1086: King William.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: King William.
  • Phillimore reference: 1,2

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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.