Domesday Book

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record of a British census and land survey in 1085-1086 ordered by William the Conqueror

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One concerned resident said: "Honley's oak woods are listed in the Doomsday Book and have been the source of pleasure for hikers, dog walkers and nature lovers for generations.
It is a challenge, he confesses, because the shire has very few written records before the Doomsday Book.
The site was mentioned in the Doomsday book as part of the estates of William Fitz Ansculf.
The history of Boringdon Hall stems from the Doomsday Book, where one of the earliest mentions of a permanent construction was recorded.
Another must-do is have a stroll down the Shambles, the city's oldest street which is even mentioned in the Doomsday Book.
Even before the Merry Men's exploits, the first indication of a settlement at Colwick Park appeared in the Doomsday Book in 1086.
In Overton Village, the 21 tall, dark yew trees in the church of St Mary date from Medieval times, and the village itself is mentioned in the doomsday book.
In the first programme, presenter Brittany Hughes investigates the history of the Doomsday Book - perhaps the most famous non- religious book of record.
The mill, which is mentioned in the Doomsday Book and has Grade II listing, commands superb views all round.
Penistone has much to offer in ways of history and culture with the town been listed in the Doomsday Book.
The earliest mill in the area is recorded in the Doomsday Book in 1086AD at Ghisburg.
The village of Foleshill, albeit spelt slightly different, is actually mentioned in the doomsday book and the evangelical church of St Laurence, on the Old Church Road, is one of the oldest in the city having been originally built in the 14th century.