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Domesday Book

by Figheldean Webmaster at 12:24 27/06/08 (Mill Pond)
Figheldean (and its mill) is mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1086. Here is what it says...
HEARDING holds FIGHELDEAN. He himself held it TRE, and it paid geld for 11 1/2 hides. There is land for 5 ploughs. In demesne is 1 plough, and 6 slaves; and 7 villans and 8 bordars with 4 ploughs. There is a mill rendering 15s , and 24 acres of meadow, [and] pasture 12 furlongs long and 3 furlongs broad. It is worth 9l. Of this land Earl Aubrey had 4 1/2 hides. The king now holds them.

... and here's the original entry:

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Simon
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