Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Calne hundred Bartholomew
CALNE a town, a parish, a subdistrict, a district, and a hundred Imperial
CALNE RAILWAY a railway Imperial

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

Place Type of entry Source
BEVERSBROOK a tything Imperial
BLACKLAND a tything Imperial
CALSTONE a tything Imperial
Derry Hill village Bartholomew
EAST MEAD STREET a Tything Imperial
QUEMERFORD a tything Imperial
STOCK a tything Imperial
STOCKLEY a tything Imperial
STUDLEY a tything Imperial
WHETHAM a tything Imperial
WHITLEY a tything 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 Calne 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.
Arthur Young 1776 Tour of South Wales and South Midlands 5
William Camden Wiltshire and Hampshire 1
William Cobbett Aug. 31st Aug to Sept. 4th, 1826: Salisbury to Highworth 1
Charles Wesley Sept. 1- Dec. 31, 1748: Ireland and central Wales 1
Charles Wesley Jan. 1 - Aug. 26, 1751: London to Bristol and the north 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 4, Part 2: Somerset and Wiltshire 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
Compton Bassett 0 2
Bowood 8 2
Blackland 0 2
Calstone Wellington 0 2
Derry Hill 0 2
Charlton 0 1
Stanley 0 1
Heddington 0 2
Bremhill 0 2
Cherhill 0 2
Hilmarton 0 2
Highway 0 2
Pewsham 0 2
Tytherton 0 2
Chittoe 0 2
Tytherton Lucas 0 2
Bromham 3 2
Bowden Hill 0 2
Yatesbury 1 2
Avon 0 3