Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Wootton Bassett market town and parish with railway station Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
Greenhill tithing Bartholomew

Travel writing

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Traveller Section No. of Refs.
Charles Wesley Jan. 3 - Aug. 31, 1737: Devon, and around London 5
William Camden Wiltshire and Hampshire 1

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Place Mentioned in Travel Writing Mentioned in Hist. Gazetteer
Tockenham 0 2
Lydiard Tregoze 1 2
Broad Town 0 2
Lydiard Millicent 0 3
Clyffe Pypard 0 2
Brinkworth 0 2
Lyneham 0 3
Kingsbridge 0 2
Dauntsey 3 2
Braydon 0 2
Purton 0 2
Broad Hinton 0 3
Clack 0 2
Hilmarton 0 2
Bradenstoke 0 2
Wroughton 0 2
Highway 0 2
Winterbourne Bassett 0 2
Even Swindon 0 2
Charlton 0 1