Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
LUDLOW a town, a parish, a sub-district, and a district Imperial
Ludlow Castle parish Bartholomew
LUDLOW-CASTLE an extra-parochial place, comprising the site and ruins of the old castle 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 Ludlow 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 6, Part 3: Worcester, Hereford and Wales 9
Charles Wesley 1750: Bristol and London 7
Charles Wesley 1749: Marriage to Sally Gwynne 5
William Camden Shropshire and Cheshire 4
Charles Wesley Jan. 1 - Aug. 26, 1751: London to Bristol and the north 2
Gerald of Wales Book II, Ch. 13: Ludlow and Hereford 1
Thomas Pennant Wybunbury to Darlaston 1
Arthur Young 1784 Tour of Suffolk 1
Arthur Young 1776 Tour from Essex to Shropshire 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
Ludford 0 1
Middleton 0 2
Bromfield 1 2
Stanton Lacy 0 2
Ashford Carbonel 0 2
Caynham 0 2
Asbatch 0 2
Ashford Bowdler 0 2
Aston 0 2
Richards Castle 0 2
Bitterley 0 2
Ledwyche 0 3
Whitton 0 2
Knowbury 0 3
Greete 0 4
Woofferton 0 2
Burrington 0 2
Elton 0 2
Onibury 0 2
Hopton Cangeford 0 2