Under the land of the Earl Warren, and in this hundred, a town
of this name occurs in the book of Domesday; one Roger, in the
Confessor's time, had half a carucate of land here, held by two freemen, valued at 3s. (fn. 1) In the bounds of Bromehill, on a green near to
the Ouse-Parva, where formerly Bromehill fair was kept, many
foundation-stones have been dug up, and, some years past, a large
key, like an old church key; and some grounds here (as I have been
informed) are called by the name of Keburn, at this day. This has
induced me to fix the site of this place here, otherwise now lost and
|| Terre Willi. de Warenna, (Domesd.
fol. 88.) Grimeshou Hund. In Keburna ten. Roger. ii. lib. homines, dim.
car. terre et vi. acr. et i. bord. et i. acr.
prati, semp. i. car. et val. iii. sol.