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Place: Barford

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  • Hundred: Forehoe
  • County: Norfolk
  • Total population: 29.3 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 2.6 geld units (medium).

Barford appears in 3 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

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  • Head of manor: Costessey.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 10.4 geld units. 42.0 villtax.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £20. Value to lord in 1086 £45.
  • Households: 24 villagers. 22 smallholders. 3 slaves. 51.5 freemen.
  • Ploughland: 5 lord's plough teams. 16.5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 16 acres. Woodland 10 pigs. 4.5 mills.
  • Livestock in 1066: 14 cattle.
  • Livestock in 1086: 14 cattle. 27 pigs. 13 goats.
  • Lord in 1066: Earl Gyrth.
  • Lord in 1086: Count Alan of Brittany.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Count Alan of Brittany.
  • Places mentioned in this entry: Barford; Bawburgh; Costessey; Easton; Honingham; [Honingham] Thorpe.
  • Phillimore reference: 4,9

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