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[Higher and Lower] Tale

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Known today as Tale / Higher Tale / Lower Tale.
  • Hundred: Silverton
  • County: Devon
  • Total population: 16 households (medium).
  • Total tax assessed: 2.4 geld units (quite small).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 1 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £2. Value to lord c. 1070 £1.
  • Households: 5 villagers. 1 smallholder. 3 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 4 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams. 1 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 0.5 lord's lands. Meadow 20 acres. Pasture 50 acres. Woodland 20 acres. 1 mill, value 0.25.
  • Livestock in 1086: 1 cobs. 15 cattle. 1 pigs. 30 sheep. 50 goats.
  • Lord in 1066: Burgred <of Aunk>.
  • Lord in 1086: Ralph of Pomeroy.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Ralph of Pomeroy.
  • Phillimore reference: 34,22

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