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Manors have been coded to indicate their status in the hierarchy of manorial structures. The status of a holding is coded even when its name has been omitted. Holdings are also coded as to whether they are the subject of an entry or a dependency within an entry.

BOR The code for a
borough, described within a section of the text devoted exclusively to boroughs and their customs

DEP The code for dependencies named within an entry

LAT The code for Latin words in the text. By combining this code with another place-name code - eg, PLC - all lost places can be retrieved since their names are given in Latin in the text, having no modern equivalent

LOC The code for a place which no longer exists but whose location is known

MIS The code for a holding whose name has been omitted but whose manorial status has been indicated

MNR The code for places which are the subjects of entries

PB The code for a borough which is the subject of an entry. Most boroughs are described in separate sections of the text devoted solely to boroughs and their customs. These can be located by another code, BOR. All boroughs whose descriptions occurred among those of rural manors can be detected by specifying a search for \PB-\BOR

PD The code for a dependency of a manor whose status was unspecified; the subject of an entry. Dependencies belonged to the lord of the central manor unless otherwise specified

PJ The code for a
jurisdiction, or soke, the dependency of a manor but the subject of a separate entry. A jurisdiction owed customary dues to the lord of the central manor though the lord did not own the land of the jurisdiction itself

PLC The code for all place-names

PM The code for a manor which is the subject of an entry. Manor is here used in its technical sense, meaning that the holding is neither a dependency nor a
'land'

PN The code for a non-manorial land-unit, not stated to be the dependency of a manor but probably rendering tax and military service through one; the subject of an entry

PO The code for an
outlier, or berewick, the dependency of a manor but the subject of a separate entry. An outlier was physically detached from the manor to which it belonged; but in other respects may be regarded as part of that manor, owned by the lord who held the manor unless otherwise specified

PW6 The code for a manorial centre with its own dependencies in 1066 but apparently no longer one in 1086

PWD The code for a dependency of a manor whose status was unspecified, named within the manor to which it was attached. Dependencies belonged to the lord of the central manor unless otherwise specified

PWJ The code for a jurisdiction, or soke, the dependency of a manor, named within the manor to which it was attached. A jurisdiction owed customary dues - rents and customary payments - to the lord of the central manor though the lord did not own the land of the jurisdiction itself

PWM The code for a manorial centre named within a holding, the holding itself normally being a dependency of one kind or another

PWO The code for an outlier, or berewick, the dependency of a manor, named within the manor to which it was attached. An outlier was physically detached from the manor to which it belonged; but in other respects may be regarded as part of that manor, owned by the same lord unless otherwise specified

PWU The code for an urban property dependent upon a rural holding and described within that holding

PWX The code for an unclassified place-name which is not the subject of the entry. Essentially, these are place-names mentioned is passing, without any reference to manorial status

PX The code for an unclassified place-name which is the subject of an entry. The bulk of these codes occurred in those sections of Domesday which do not deal with manors, notably the
Claims sections and the Yorkshire Summary. Since all rural entries need a place as a subject for mapping purposes, in a handful of entries where the place-name is missing or its status is unclear, this code is also employed

For the use of codes in searching the text, see
properties and property searching.