Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
ASHBY-DE-LA-ZOUCH a town, a parish, a subdistrict, and a district Imperial

This additional information from our descriptive gazetteers is for locations within the parish or parishes associated with Ashby de la Zouch.

Place Type of entry Source
Moira village with railway station Bartholomew
Woodville village with railway station 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 Ashby de la Zouch 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 Camden Leicestershire, Rutland and Lincoln 3
Arthur Young 1791 Tour from Birmingham to Suffolk 3
William Camden Dorset and Somerset 1
William Camden Huntingdon and Northampton 1
Charles Wesley Sept. 17 - Nov. 5, 1756: Midlands, Yorkshire and Manchester 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
Smisby 0 2
The Boundary 0 3
Blackfordby 0 2
Willesley 0 2
Packington 0 1
Coleorton 2 2
Ashby Woulds 1 0
Woodville 0 2
Moira 0 2
Staunton Harold 0 2
Hartshorne 0 2
Calke 0 2
Oakthorpe 1 2
Normanton le Heath 0 2
Donisthorpe 0 2
Worthington 0 2
Measham 3 2
Ravenstone 0 2
Ticknall 0 3
Overseal 2 2