Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
SHEPTON-MALLET a parish, a sub-district, and a district Imperial

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

Place Type of entry Source
Bowlish place with public school Bartholomew
Charlton hamlet Bartholomew
CHARLTON a hamlet, partly extra-parochial Imperial
Oakhill village 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 Shepton Mallet 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.
Daniel Defoe Letter 4, Part 2: Somerset and Wiltshire 2
John Wesley 1760-2: Letter to an Editor; Impositions and Declarations; Speaking Statue; Pentecost 2
Charles Wesley 1745: London, Bristol and South Wales 1
Charles Wesley Jan. 1 - Aug. 31, 1746: Bristol and Cornwall 1
John Wesley 1746-8: Severe Weather; Ireland; Wesley's Protest against Lawlessness 1
John Wesley 1771-3: Windsor Park; Wesley as Art Critic; Glasgow and Perth; Preaches to 30,000 People 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
Mendip 6 3
Downside 0 2
Whitstone 0 2
Croscombe 0 1
Doulting 0 2
Oakhill 0 2
Dinder 0 2
Ashwick 0 2
Pilton 0 2
Chesterblade 0 1
West Cranmore 0 4
Stoke St Michael 0 3
Pylle 0 2
Evercreech 0 2
Horrington 0 3
East Cranmore 0 1
Emborough 0 2
North Wootton 0 3
Binegar 0 2
Stratton on the Fosse 0 2