Quote from the Doomsday Book

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quote from Doomsday Book  

It reads:

The Church holds (Monkton) combe itself. Before 1066 it paid tax for 9 hides, land for 8 ploughs, of which 6 hides are in lordship; 3 ploughs there: 6 slaves; 6 villagers and 8 small holders with 5 ploughs and 3 hides and 1 virgate. 2 mills which pay 13s.6d; meadow 32 acres; underwood; 1 league in length and width; 1 cob; 12 pigs; 72 sheep. The value was 7; now 8.