langelonde

langelonde

Also known as East Longland, a field in the great East Field

 

The Montacute Cartulary, a thirteenth century charter of Simon Lovel makes reference to "that half-acre of land in the east field of Gyvele in the tilled land called Langelonde which lies between the land of Ralph Roe, and the land of Robert de Suthyorne...."

The 1589 Terrier refers to "1½ ac[res] of arable land in East Longland, Floodgates and Angelscraft in three several places.... "

Nothing further is known at this time.

 

map


This map, based on the descriptions in the 1589 Terrier and the 1846 Tithe Map of Yeovil shows the approximate boundaries of the Manors of Kingston and Hendford as well as the manorial three-field system used in Kingston.