These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Battle. You may be able to find further references to Battle in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.
|Place||Type of entry||Source||Battle||hundred||Bartholomew||BATTLE||a small town, a parish, a subdistrict, a district, and a hundred||Imperial||Epiton||Saxon name||Bartholomew|
This additional information from our descriptive gazetteers is for locations within the parish or parishes associated with Battle.
|Place||Type of entry||Source||NETHERFIELD||a hamlet and a chapelry||Imperial|
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 Battle 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 2, Part 2: Canterbury and Sussex||5||William Camden||Berkshire, Surrey and Sussex||4||William Cobbett||Jan. 2nd, 1822: Sussex Journal||3||William Camden||The Division of Britaine||1||William Cobbett||Sept. 3rd to 6th, 1823: From Dover to the Wen||1||Daniel Defoe||Letter 1, Part 2: Harwich and Suffolk||1||Daniel Defoe||Letter 9: Eastern Yorkshire, Durham and Northumberland||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|