Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Mountsorrel town Bartholomew

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 Mountsorrel 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 3
Daniel Defoe Letter 7, Part 2: East Midlands 1
Karl Moritz Chapter 12: Derbyshire to Northampton 1

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