Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Sennen parish Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
Maen village Bartholomew
MAEN, or MAYEN a village 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 Sennen 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.
Charles Wesley May 17 - Aug. 28, 1743: Bristol to Newcastle, then Cornwall 2
John Wesley 1743: Wesley Refused Sacraments at Epworth; Cornwall and the Scilly Isles 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
Maen 0 2
Lands End 0 2
St Levan 0 2
Porthgwarra 0 2
St Buryan 3 2
St Just 26 2
Sancreed 1 2
Pendeen 0 2
Paul 0 2
Madron 0 2
Newlyn 0 2
Mousehole 0 2
Morvah 12 2
Penzance 28 2
Chyandour 0 2
Mulfra 0 2
Penwith 4 2
Gulval 1 2
Zennor 8 2
St Michaels Mount 7 2