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Scetre

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Known today as Scetre.
  • County: Dorset
  • Total population: 14 households (medium).
  • Total tax assessed: 5 geld units (quite large).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 5 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £5. Value to lord c. 1070 £6.
  • Households: 6 villagers. 3 smallholders. 5 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 4 ploughlands (land for). 1 lord's plough teams. 1 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 3.5 lord's lands. Meadow 4 acres. Pasture 2 * 2 furlongs. Woodland 3 * 3 furlongs.
  • Livestock in 1086: 20 pigs. 120 sheep.
  • Lord in 1066: Wulfgeat (the hunter).
  • Lord in 1086: King William.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: King William.
  • Phillimore reference: 1,27

Unknown location
  • Lost, can only be located approximately.
AboutContact ❧ Maps and site by Anna Powell-Smith. Domesday data created by Professor J.J.N. Palmer and team, University of Hull.