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Place: [Higher and Lower] Ashton

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Known today as Ashton / Higher Ashton / Lower Ashton.
  • Hundred: Exminster
  • County: Devon
  • Total population: 16 households (medium).
  • Total tax assessed: 1.8 geld units (quite small).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 1.7 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £1.5. Value to lord c. 1070 £1.5.
  • Households: 7 villagers. 6 smallholders. 1 slave. 1 other population.
  • Ploughland: 6 ploughlands (land for). 3 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 0.5 lord's lands. Meadow 4 acres. Pasture 80 acres. Woodland 50 acres.
  • Lords in 1066: Almer; thanes, two.
  • Lord in 1086: (Emma) wife of Hervey of HellÈan.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: (Emma) wife of Hervey of HellÈan.
  • Phillimore reference: 44,1

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