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    A

    Adgestone
    Abedestone: William FitzAzor; Edric from the king.
    Near a Roman villa site.

    Afton
    Affetune: King's land.

    Appleford
    Apledeforde / Apleford: Robert from William FitzStur; Edwin and Bolla from the king.
    Now 2 hamlets, Upper and North Appleford.

    Arreton
    Adrintone: King's land; Abbey of Lyre. Church.
    17th century manor house; museum.

    Atherfield
    Avrefel / Egrafel: King's land; William FitzStur.
    Now 2 hamlets, Little Atherfield and Atherfield Green.

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    Bagwich
    Abaginge: Alfsi from the king.
    Farm.

    Barnsley
    Benverdeslei / Benveslei: King's land; Roger from William FitzAzor.
    Farm.

    Bathingbourne
    Bedingeborne: King's land.

    Binstead
    Benestede: William
    [son of Stur]
    holds BINSTEAD. Tovi held it from King Edward in freehold, as a manor. Then it paid tax for 5 virgates; now for 2 virgates. Land for 2 ploughs. They are there, with 2 villagers. The value is and was 10s.
    District in Ryde near Quarry Abbey, the ruins of a 12th century Cistercian monastery.

    Blackpan
    Bochepone: William FitzAzor.

    Borthwood
    Bodourde: William FitzAzor.
    Farm.

    Bowcombe
    Bouecome: King's land and William FitzStur, Jocelyn and William from the king, with the monks of Lyre holding a church. 2 mills, salthouse.

    Brading
    Berardinz: William FitzAzor.
    Remains of a Roman villa. It was an important Norman trading centre.

    Branstone
    Brandestone: William FitzAzor.

    Briddlesford
    Breilesforde: Nigel from William FitzAzor.
    Farm; manor house; near the Steam Railway Centre.

    Brook
    Broc: King's land. Mill.
    Manor house; nature trail.

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    Calbourne
    Cauborne: Robert, Herpolf, Alfsi and Mauger from Bishop of Winchester; William FitzStur. 3 mills, church.
    Calbourne Water Mill.

    Chale
    Cela: William FitzStur; Wulfsi from the king.

    Cheverton
    Chevredone: William FitzStur; Humphrey from William FitzStur, formerly Reginald the Baker from Earl William (whose oven was here).

    Chillerton
    Celertune: Geoffrey from William FitzAzor; Geoffrey from Jocelyn FitzAzor.

    Chilton
    Celatune: William the Forester from William FitzAzor; Jocelyn FitzAzor.
    Chilton Farm.

    Compton
    Cantune: King's land.
    Compton Farm.

    Coombe
    Seutecombe: William FitzAzor.
    Coombe Farm.

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    Dungewood
    Dunniorde: King's land.
    Farm.

    Durton
    Drodintone: Swarting from the king.
    Farm.

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    E

    East Standen
    Standone: Humphrey from William FitzStur.
    Farm.

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    F

    Freshwater
    Frescewatre: King's land and the Abbey of Lyre and William FitzAzor from the king with Roger holding from William FitzAzor.
    Tennyson lived near here.

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    Gatcombe
    Gatecombe: William
    [son of Stur]
    also holds GATCOMBE. Three brothers held it from King Edward jointly. Then it answered for 2 hides; now for 1 hide. Each had a hall. Land for 4 ploughs. In lordship 3 ploughs; 6 villagers and 15 smallholders with 5 ploughs. 6 slaves; a mill at 40d; meadow, 26 acres; woodland for fencing. Value before 1066 and now 6; when acquired 100s.
    Gatecombe House; mill.

    Gotten
    Gadetune: William FitzStur.
    Manor farm.

    Great Pan
    Lepene: Herbrand from the king.
    Great Pan farm, overlooking Pan, a district of Newport.

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    Hale
    Atehalle: William FitzStur.
    Hale Common.

    Hamstead
    Hamestede: Jocelyn FitzAzor; Nigel from William FitzAzor.

    Hardley
    Hardelei:
    Lost.

    Heasley
    Haselie: King's land, formerly Earl Harold.
    Manor farm.

    Huffingford
    Huncheford: Godric from the king. Mill.
    Lost; previously the name of a mill in Blackwater.

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    Kern
    Lacherne: King's land, formerly Earl Harold.
    Farm.

    Kingston
    Chingestune: King's land.

    Knighton
    Chenistone: King's land; Tovi from the king.
    Farm.

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    Lessland
    Lisceland / Litesland: King's land; William FitzAzor.
    Farm.

    Little Whitefield
    Alia Witesfel: William FitzStur. 3 mills.
    Farm.

    Luccombe
    Lovecumbe: King's land.
    Luccombe Bay, Luccombe Chine where smugglers stored their goods.

    Luton
    Levintun: King's land; Alnoth from the king.
    Farm.

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    Merstone
    Merestone / Messetone: Humphrey from William FitzStur.
    Manor house.

    Moor
    Lamore: Ansketel from William FitzAzor.
    Farm on Stenbury Trail.

    Mottistone
    Modrestan: William FitzAzor.
    Attractive; Tudor manor. The Long Stone, part of a barrow dating from 2000-3000BC is nearby.

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    Nettlestone
    Hotelstone(e): King's land; Alric, his nephew and Humphrey from the king.

    Ningwood
    Lenimcode: Gerin from the king.

    Niton
    Neeton: King's land.
    Smuggling centre in the 19th century.

    Nunwell
    Nonoelle: King's land.
    Parkland; Nunwell Farm and Trail. A skeleton of one of the Beaker people was found here.

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    Pan
    Lepene: Herbrand from the king.
    Part of Newport.

    Preston
    Prestetone: William FitzStur. Fishery.
    Part of St. Helens.

    Puckpool
    Chochepon: King's land.
    Puckpool Point.

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    Roud
    Rode: Jocelyn FitzAzor.

    Rowborough
    Rodeberge: William FitzAzor.
    Farm.

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    Sandford
    Sandford: King's land. 2 mills.
    French Mill on the River Yar.

    Sandown
    Sande: King's land.
    Popular holiday resort with Sandown Bay.

    Shalcombe
    Eseldecome: St. Nicholas Church.
    Pottery.

    Shalfleet
    Seldeflet: Jocelyn FitzAzor. Mill, church.
    Part-Norman church; mill nearby.

    Shanklin
    Sencliz: William FitzAzor; Jocelyn FitzAzor.
    Modern town adjoining Sandown.

    Shate
    Soete: Wulfnoth and Browning from the king. Mill.
    Lost; possibly Shate Farm in Brightstone.

    Sheat
    Essuete: Alric from the king.
    Sheat Manor in Gatcombe.

    Shide
    Sida / Side: King's land; William FitzAzor; Jocelyn FitzAzor. 7 mills.
    Part of Newport; Roman villa with an elaborate heating system. An earthquake observatory was established here in 1895.

    Shorwell
    Sorewelle: King's land; Jocelyn FitzAzor. Mill.

    Sofleet
    Soflet / Shoflet: King's land.
    Part of Whippingham.

    Stenbury
    Staneberie: King's land.
    Stenbury Manor Farm.

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    Thorley
    Torlei: Alfsi son of Brictsi from the king.
    On Thorley Brook.

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    Walpan
    Valpenne: King's land.

    Watchingwell
    Watingewelle: St. Mary's, Wilton. Salthouse.
    Now 2 hamlets, Upper and Lower Watchingwell.

    Week
    Wica: King's land. 2 mills.
    Week Farm at the foot of Week Down and its earthworks.

    Wellow
    Welige: King's land.

    West Standen
    Standone: William FitzAzor.
    Standen House.

    Whippingham
    Wipingeham: King's land; William FitzStur; Wulfward from the king.
    Osborne House and park, one of Queen Victoria's homes; Prince Albert designed the church.

    Whitcombe
    Witecome: William FitzStur.
    Manor house.

    Whitefield
    Witesfel: William FitzStur. Salthouse.
    Farm.

    Wilmingham
    Wilmingeham: King's land.

    Wolverton
    Ulwartone: William FitzStur; Thorold from Jocelyn FitzStur.
    Wolverton Manor in Shorwell.

    Woolverton
    Ulvredestune: King's land.
    Lost area around Longlands Farm which lies between earthworks and Bembridge Fort.

    Wootton
    Odetone: King's land.
    On Wootton Creek; mill pond.

    Wroxall
    Warochesselle: King's land, formerly Countess Gytha from Earl Godwin. 2 mills.
    Manor farm.

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    Yafford
    Heceford: Aelfric and Wihtlac from the king.

    Yarmouth
    Ermud: Aelfric and Wihtlac from the king.
    Remains of a castle built by Henry VIII; Georgian town hall.

    Yaverland
    Everlant / Evreland: King's land; William FitzAzor. Mill.

    The Domesday Book, 1086

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