Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Bedwin, or Bedwyn, Great parish and town with railway station Bartholomew
Great Bedwyn parish and town with railway station Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
Crofton hamlet Bartholomew
CROFTON AND WOLFHALL a tything Imperial
Grafton, East ecclesiastical district and hamlet Bartholomew
GRAFTON (East) a tything and a chapelry Imperial
GRAFTON (West) a tything Imperial
MARTIN a tything Imperial
SAVERNAKE FOREST chapelry and an ancient forest Imperial
WEXCOMBE a tything Imperial
WILTON a tything Imperial
WOLFHALL a tything 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 Great Bedwyn 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 Oct. 30th to Nov. 8th, 1821: London to Gloucester 1
William Cobbett Nov. 9th to 21st, 1821: Gloucester to Berghclere 1
William Cobbett July 30th to Aug. 2nd, 1823: Surrey, Sussex, and Hampshire 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 3, Part 2: Salisbury and Dorset 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
Kinwardstone 0 2
Grafton 0 3
Burbage 0 2
Little Bedwyn 0 3
Shalbourne 1 1
Leigh Hill 0 2
Easton Royal 2 3
Savernake 1 6
Tidcombe 0 2
Froxfield 1 2
Ham 0 2
Wootton Rivers 1 2
Fosbury 0 2
Collingbourne Kingston 0 2
Hippenscombe 0 2
Buttermere 0 2
Milton Lilbourne 6 3
Collingbourne 0 1
Furze Cope 0 2
Chute 0 4