Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Wells, (or Wells next the Sea) Bartholomew

Travel writing

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Traveller Section No. of Refs.
Daniel Defoe Letter 1, Part 3: Norfolk and Cambridgeshire 4

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Warham 0 2
Wighton 0 2
North Greenhoe 0 2
Stiffkey 0 4
Burnham Overy 1 2
Quarles 0 2
Burnham Thorpe 0 2
Egmere 0 2
Great Walsingham 5 3
Cockthorpe 0 2
Binham 0 2
Little Walsingham 0 2
Waterden 0 2
Brothercross 0 2
Houghton St Giles 1 2
Morston 1 2
North Barsham 0 2
Burnham Norton 0 2