Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Binchester township 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 Binchester 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 Durham, Lancashire and Westmorland 3

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
Newfield 0 2
Old Park 0 2
Byers Green 0 2
Newton Cap 0 2
Bishop Auckland 1 4
Hunwick 0 3
Pollards Land 0 2
Westerton 0 2
Sunnybrow 0 1
Helmington 0 2
Coundon 0 4
Auckland St Andrew 0 2
Escomb 0 2
Whitworth 0 2
Middlestone 0 2
Witton Park 0 1
Spennymoor 0 2
Willington 0 2
Helmington Row 0 2
Witton Junction 0 1