Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Collumpton town Bartholomew
Cullompton, or Collumpton market town and parish with railway station 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 Cullompton 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.
Celia Fiennes 1698 Tour: Bristol to Plymouth 2
William Camden Cornwall and Devon 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 3, Part 3: From Exeter to Land's End 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 4, Part 1: North Cornwall and Devon 1
Robert Gammage Touring South Wales 1
John Wesley 1769-70: Opens a New Church; Comments on Rousseau; Geology; Swedenborg 1
John Wesley 1781-4: An Ideal Circuit; Wesley in his Eighties; Wesley Visits Holland; Scotland 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
Hayridge 0 2
Bradninch 0 2
Willand 0 2
Bradfield 0 2
Plymtree 0 2
Hele 0 2
Halberton 0 3
Butterleigh 0 2
Clyst Hydon 0 4
Kentisbeare 0 2
Silverton 0 2
Clyst St Lawrence 0 2
Broadhembury 0 2
Luton 0 2
Cliston 0 2
Bickleigh 0 2
Payhembury 0 3
Blackborough 0 2
Uffculme 1 2
Broad Clyst 0 2