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[Lower and Over] Stratton

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Known today as Stratton / Lower Stratton / Over Stratton.
  • Hundred: South Petherton
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 52.5 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 1.3 never assessed units (quite small).
  • Head of manor: North Petherton.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 2.5 never assessed units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £33.3. Value to lord in 1086 £46.2.
  • Households: 63 villagers. 15 smallholders. 5 slaves. 22 other population.
  • Ploughland: 28 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams. 26 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 50 acres. Woodland 11 * 10 furlongs. 1 mill, value 1.0.
  • Livestock in 1086: 2 cobs. 1 cows. 12 pigs. 63 sheep.
  • Lords in 1066: King Edward; Merleswein (the sheriff).
  • Lords in 1086: Norman; King William.
  • Tenants-in-chief in 1086: Roger of Courseulles; King William.
  • Places mentioned in this entry: [Lower and Over] Stratton; [South] Petherton.
  • Phillimore reference: 1,4

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