Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
High Peak hundred Bartholomew
Peak, The 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 High Peak 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 Nottinghamshire, Derby and Warwick 5
Daniel Defoe Letter 8, Part 3: South and West Yorkshire 4
Daniel Defoe Letter 8, Part 2: The Peak District 2
William Camden Worcestershire and Staffordshire 1
Karl Moritz Chapter 12: Derbyshire to Northampton 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
Edale 0 3
Hayfield 0 2
Castleton 23 2
Chinley 0 2
Hope 0 2
Peak Forest 1 2
Chapel En le Frith 1 2
Hope Woodlands 0 2
New Mills 1 4
Yeardsley 0 2
Whitfield 0 2
Newtown 0 1
Charlesworth 0 2
Whaley Bridge 0 3
Bradwell 0 2
Glossop 0 3
Chisworth 0 2
Mellor 0 2
Wheston 0 3
Brough 0 2