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Place: Powderham

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  • Hundred: Exminster
  • County: Devon
  • Total population: 32 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 0.5 geld units (very small).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 0.5 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £6.3. Value to lord c. 1070 £6.
  • Households: 12 villagers. 12 smallholders. 8 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 12 ploughlands (land for). 3 lord's plough teams. 8 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 20 acres. Pasture 50 acres. Woodland 4 acres. 1 mill, value 0.2.
  • Livestock in 1086: 1 cobs. 8 cattle. 17 pigs. 150 sheep. 40 goats.
  • Lord in 1066: Tholf the Dane.
  • Lord in 1086: Ranulf.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: William of Eu.
  • Phillimore reference: 22,1

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