Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Oakhampton Bartholomew
OKEHAMPTON, or Oakhampton a small town, 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 Okehampton.

Place Type of entry Source
BRIGHTLEY a hamlet Imperial
Brightley, hamlet hamlet Bartholomew
Cheesacott hamlet Bartholomew
CHEESACOTT a hamlet Imperial
Fartherford hamlet Bartholomew
FARTHERFORD a hamlet Imperial
KIGBEAR a hamlet Imperial
Kigbeare hamlet Bartholomew
Maddaford hamlet Bartholomew
MADDAFORD a hamlet Imperial
Meldon hamlet Bartholomew
MELDON a hamlet Imperial
SOUTHACOTT a hamlet 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 Okehampton 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 1: North Cornwall and Devon 2
William Camden Cornwall and Devon 1
Charles Wesley May 17 - Aug. 28, 1743: Bristol to Newcastle, then Cornwall 1
Celia Fiennes 1698 Tour: Lands End to Winchester 1
John Wesley 1746-8: Severe Weather; Ireland; Wesley's Protest against Lawlessness 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
Belstone 0 2
Inwardleigh 0 2
Sticklepath 0 2
Sampford Courtenay 0 2
Jacobstowe 0 2
South Zeal 0 2
Exbourne 0 2
South Tawton 0 2
Sourton 0 2
Ashbury 0 2
Honeychurch 0 2
Hatherleigh 0 2
Throwleigh 0 2
Gidleigh 0 2
Ash 0 2
Millaton 0 2
Monk Okehampton 0 2
Northlew 0 4
North Tawton 0 4
Broadwood Kelly 0 2