Monument record 0932300000 - Ludgershall village


Medieval and post-medieval settlement of Ludgershall, recorded in Domesday Book.

Protected Status/Designation

  • Conservation Area: Ludgershall Conservation Area
  • Planning Notification Area: Ludgershall medieval village core


Type and Period (2)

  • (Former Type) VILL (Recorded 1086, 11th Century - 1000 AD to 1099 AD)
  • SETTLEMENT (Medieval to Modern - 1066 AD to 1999 AD)


The Bishop [of Coutances] holds Ludgershall himself. It answers for 9 hides. Land for 8 ploughs; in lordship 4 hides; 2 ploughs there; a third possible. 13 villagers with 4 smallholders have 5 ploughs. 5 slaves; meadow for 8 ploughs; woodland, 40 pigs. The total value is and always was 100s; before 1066 £6. Edeva held this manor from Queen Edith; she could sell.
William son of Mann holds 2 hides in Ludgershall. Land for 2 ploughs; in lordship 1 hide and 1 virgate; 1 plough there. 3 villagers have 1 plough. Meadow for 1 plough. The value is and always was 20s. Aelfric, King Edward's chamberlain, held this manor; he could sell (B1).
NGR to centre of village.
Conservation Area designated on 16th October 1991. See summary (B2).

Sources (2)

  • <1>SBC4271 Bibliographic reference: John Morris (ed). 1978. Domesday Book: Buckinghamshire. 5:2, 34:1.
  • <2>SBC23696 Bibliographic reference: Aylesbury Vale District Council. 2008. Ludgershall Conservation Area Summary.


Grid reference SP 663 173 (point)
Civil Parish LUDGERSHALL, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

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Record last edited

May 20 2022 1:59PM

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