SE2704 : Sveinn Worth marker

near to Hoylandswaine, Barnsley, Great Britain

Sveinn Worth marker
Sveinn Worth marker
'Worth, Sveinn had 2 carucates of land taxable; 2 ploughs possible there Value before 1066, 20s. Woodland Pasture. 6 furlongs long and 3 wide.'

This marker is on an off-cut from the Trans-Pennine Trail and reproduces text from the Domesday Book. The carucate was a unit of assessment for tax used in most Danelaw counties of England. The carucate was based on the area a plough team of eight oxen could till in a single annual season. It is nominally regarded as 120 acres (490,000 m2). Hence 2 carucates are about 0.375 square miles (240 acres). In addition, the woodland pasture is about 0.319 square miles (200 acres).
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2012
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Thursday, 19 July, 2012   (more nearby)
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Friday, 20 July, 2012
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Historic sites and artefacts  Paths 
Place (from Tags)
Penistone 
Long Distance Path (from Tags)
Trans Pennine Trail 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 270 040 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:31.9233N 1:35.5937W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SE 270 039
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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