Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Nailstone parish, township, and village Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
Normanton le Heath township Bartholomew
NORMANTON-LE-HEATH a chapelry 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 Nailstone 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 1791 Tour from Birmingham to Suffolk 2

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
Odstone 1 2
Ibstock 2 2
Heather 1 2
Barton in the Beans 0 2
Shackerstone 0 2
Newton Burgoland 0 2
Ellistown 0 1
Swepstone 0 2
Barlestone 0 2
Donington le Heath 0 1
Carlton 0 2
Osbaston 0 2
Hugglescote 0 3
Congerstone 0 2
Normanton le Heath 0 2
Ravenstone 0 2
Bagworth 0 2
Snarestone 0 2
Bilstone 0 2
Stanton under Bardon 0 2