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Place: Ashbrittle

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  • Hundred: Milverton
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 48 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 6 geld units (quite large).

Ashbrittle appears in 2 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 5 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £5. Value to lord c. 1070 £5.
  • Households: 16 villagers. 22 smallholders. 8 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 10 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams. 4 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 2.5 lord's lands. Meadow 4 acres. Pasture 40 acres. Woodland 38 acres. 2 mills, value 0.75.
  • Livestock in 1086: 7 cattle. 10 pigs. 80 sheep. 60 goats.
  • Lords in 1066: Wado of Ashbrittle; thanes, two.
  • Lord in 1086: Bretel de Sancto Claro.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Count Robert of Mortain.
  • Phillimore reference: 19,20

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