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Place: Alton

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  • Hundred: Goscote
  • County: Leicestershire
  • Total population: 34 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 6.5 geld units (quite large).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 6.5 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £3. Value to lord c. 1070 £0.5.
  • Households: 25 villagers. 4 smallholders. 4 slaves. 1 men-at-arms.
  • Ploughland: 4 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams. 8 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 4 acres. Woodland 1 * 0.5 leagues. 1 mill, value 0.1.
  • Lord in 1066: Swein.
  • Lord in 1086: Arnold of Sileby.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Hugh of Grandmesnil.
  • Phillimore reference: 13,66

AboutContact ❧ Site by Anna Powell-Smith. Domesday data created by Professor J.J.N. Palmer, University of Hull.