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[North and South] Barrow

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Known today as Barrow / North Barrow / South Barrow.
  • Hundred: Blachethorna
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 32 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 10 geld units (very large).

[North and South] Barrow appears in 2 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 5 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £4. Value to lord c. 1070 £4.
  • Households: 10 villagers. 1 smallholder. 2 slaves. 4 cottagers.
  • Ploughland: 5 ploughlands (land for). 1 lord's plough teams. 4 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 3.12 lord's lands. Meadow 8 acres. Pasture 20 acres. Woodland 40 acres.
  • Livestock in 1086: 1 cobs. 11 cattle. 15 pigs. 55 sheep.
  • Lord in 1066: Almer.
  • Lord in 1086: Bretel (de Sancto Claro).
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Count Robert of Mortain.
  • Phillimore reference: 19,62

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AboutContact ❧ Maps and site by Anna Powell-Smith. Domesday data created by Professor J.J.N. Palmer and team, University of Hull.