Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Cole Orton parish 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 Coleorton 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 1
Charles Wesley May 17 - Aug. 28, 1743: Bristol to Newcastle, then Cornwall 1

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