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Place: Twerton

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  • Hundred: Wellow
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 32 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 10 geld units (very large).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 7.5 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £10. Value to lord c. 1070 £10.
  • Households: 7 villagers. 13 smallholders. 6 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 10 ploughlands (land for). 3 lord's plough teams. 6 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 3.5 lord's lands. Meadow 15 acres. 2 mills, value 1.5.
  • Livestock in 1086: 2 cobs. 11 cattle. 17 pigs. 200 sheep.
  • Lord in 1066: thanes, three.
  • Lord in 1086: Nigel of Gournay.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Bishop Geoffrey of Coutances.
  • Phillimore reference: 5,45

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