Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Abbotsbury parish and fishing village Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
Bexington hamlet Bartholomew
Elworth hamlet Bartholomew
ELWORTH a hamlet Imperial
Rodden hamlet Bartholomew
RODDEN a hamlet Imperial
Weare hamlet Bartholomew

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 Abbotsbury 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.
Daniel Defoe Letter 3, Part 2: Salisbury and Dorset 2

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
Bexington 0 2
Portesham 0 3
Littlebredy 0 3
Langton Herring 0 2
Puncknowle 0 2
Winterborne Steepleton 0 2
Kingston Russell 0 2
Uggscombe 0 2
Long Bredy 0 3
Buckland Ripers 0 2
Winterbourne Abbas 0 2
Fleet 0 2
Litton Cheney 0 2
Winterborne St Martin 0 3
Swyre 0 2
Berwick 0 2
Chickerell 0 3
Upwey 0 3
Wabyhouse 0 2
Chilcombe 0 3