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Hoveton [St John and St Peter]

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Known today as Hoveton / Hoveton St John / Hoveton St Peter / Hoveton Saint John / Hoveton Saint Peter.
  • Hundred: Tunstead
  • County: Norfolk
  • Total population: 58.4 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 11.3 geld units (very large).

Hoveton [St John and St Peter] appears in 2 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Head of manor: Hoveton I.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 9.0 geld units. 18.0 villtax.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £7. Value to lord in 1086 £5.
  • Households: 9 villagers. 17 smallholders. 12 freemen.
  • Ploughland: 2 lord's plough teams. 14 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 20 acres. Woodland 16 pigs. 2 churches. 0.13 church lands.
  • Lord in 1066: Earl Ralph the constable.
  • Lord in 1086: St Benet of Holme, abbey of.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: St Benet of Holme, abbey of.
  • Phillimore reference: 17,37

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