Descriptive gazetteer entries

These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Heytesbury. You may be able to find further references to Heytesbury in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.

Place Type of entry Source
Heytesbury hundred Bartholomew
Heytesbury village with railway station Bartholomew
Heytesbury cum Tytherington parish Bartholomew

This additional information from our descriptive gazetteers is for locations within the parish or parishes associated with Heytesbury.

Place Type of entry Source
Coombe Castle hamlet Bartholomew
COOMBE-CASTLE a hamlet Imperial
LONDON (LITTLE) a hamlet Imperial

Travel writing

This website includes the complete texts of books describing journeys around Britain, written between the twelfth and nineteenth centuries. Selecting one of the links below will take you to the first reference to Heytesbury within the selected text. This will not always be a description of a visit: travellers often mention places other than where they are, for example as a basis for comparison.

Traveller Section No. of Refs.
William Cobbett Aug. 31st Aug to Sept. 4th, 1826: Salisbury to Highworth 6
William Camden Wiltshire and Hampshire 2
William Camden Berkshire, Surrey and Sussex 1
William Cobbett Sept. 29th to Oct. 2nd, 1826: Ryall to Burghclere 1

This website includes two large libraries, of historical travel writing and of entries from nineteenth century gazetteers describing places. We have text from these sources available for these places near your location:

Place Mentioned in Travel Writing Mentioned in Hist. Gazetteer
Knook 0 2
Upton Lovell 0 2
Norton Bavant 1 2
Tytherington 0 2
Pitmead 0 1
Corton 0 2
Bishopstrow 1 2
Codford St Peter 0 2
Boreham 0 2
Sutton Veny 0 2
Boyton 0 2
Codford 0 4
Warminster 26 3
Imber 0 2
Sherrington 0 2
Chitterne 0 4
Stockton 0 2
Longbridge Deverill 1 2
Fisherton de la Mare 0 2
Bratton 3 2