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Place: Bassingbourn

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  • Hundred: Arringford
  • County: Cambridgeshire
  • Total population: 39 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 10.0 geld units (very large).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 7.4 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £26. Value to lord in 1086 £30. Value to lord c. 1070 £26.
  • Households: 8 villagers. 11 smallholders. 3 slaves. 10 cottagers.
  • Ploughland: 18 ploughlands (land for). 5 lord's plough teams. 2 lord's plough teams possible.
  • 11 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 4.0 lord's lands. Meadow 5 ploughs. 2 mills, value 1.0.
  • Lords in 1066: Edeva the fair; Freemen, eight; Freemen, two.
  • Overlords in 1066: Earl Algar; Edeva the fair.
  • Lord in 1086: Count Alan of Brittany.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Count Alan of Brittany.
  • Phillimore reference: 14,27

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