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Ludbrook and [Higher] Ludbrook

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Known today as Ludbrook / Higher Ludbrook.
  • Hundred: Alleriga
  • County: Devon
  • Total population: 24 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 1.3 geld units (quite small).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 0.5 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £1. Value to lord c. 1070 £1.3.
  • Households: 5 villagers. 3 smallholders. 2 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 3 ploughlands (land for). 1 lord's plough teams. 1.5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 0.25 lord's lands. Meadow 2 acres. 1 mill, value 0.1.
  • Livestock in 1086: 5 cattle. 15 pigs. 80 sheep.
  • Lord in 1066: Colbert.
  • Lord in 1086: Reginald (of Vautortes).
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Count Robert of Mortain.
  • Phillimore reference: 15,26

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