Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Barrow-on-Soar parish and township with railway station Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
BEAUMANOR a liberty Imperial
Quorndon (or Quorn) town and township Bartholomew
Woodhouse township and village Bartholomew
WOODHOUSE a township and a chapelry Imperial
Woodhouse Eaves village Bartholomew
WOODHOUSE-EAVES a chapelry, with a village 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 Barrow upon Soar 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.
William Camden Leicestershire, Rutland and Lincoln 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
Quorndon 0 2
Woodthorpe 0 2
Beaumanor 0 2
Charnwood 2 2
Mountsorrel 5 2
Woodhouse Eaves 0 2
Swithland 0 2
Woodhouse 0 2
Loughborough 10 3
Maplewell Longdale 0 2
Knight Thorpe 0 2
Sileby 0 2
Cotes 1 2
Thorpe Acre 0 1
Cropston 0 2
Alderman Haw 0 2
Thurcaston 0 2
Walton on the Wolds 0 2
Prestwold 1 2
Bradgate Park 0 2