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Place: Axminster

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  • Hundred: Axminster
  • County: Devon
  • Total population: 40 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 0.3 geld units (very small).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 0.3 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £1. Value to lord c. 1070 £1.
  • Households: 12 smallholders. 4 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 2 ploughlands (land for). 1.5 lord's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 8 acres.
  • Livestock in 1086: 1 cobs. 5 cattle. 20 goats.
  • Lord in 1066: Viking of Whipton.
  • Lord in 1086: Edwulf.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: William the goat.
  • Phillimore reference: 19,45

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