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Place: Compton [Durville]

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  • Hundred: South Petherton
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 87.5 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 8 geld units; 21.9 exemption units (very large).

Compton [Durville] appears in 3 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Head of manor: Martock.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 43.8 exemption units. Taxed on 13.0. Payments of 4.75 miscellaneous.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £78. Value to lord c. 1070 £74.5.
  • Households: 65 villagers. 24 smallholders. 6 slaves. 14 other population. 4 men.
  • Ploughland: 42 ploughlands (land for). 3 lord's plough teams. 29 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 8.0 lord's lands. Meadow 50 acres. Pasture 1 * 1 leagues. Woodland 1 league * 2 furlongs mixed measures. 2 mills, value 1.75. 1 fishery.
  • Livestock in 1086: 2 cobs. 23 cattle. 36 pigs. 284 sheep.
  • Lords in 1066: Queen Edith; thanes, three.
  • Lords in 1086: Aelfric Small; Ansger the cook; King William.
  • Tenants-in-chief in 1086: King William; Ansger the cook; Aelfric Small.
  • Places mentioned in this entry: Martock; Compton [Durville].
  • Phillimore reference: 1,27

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