Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Humeshead, or WINTERTON NESS Bartholomew
Winterton coastal parish and village 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 Winterton 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.
Daniel Defoe Letter 1, Part 3: Norfolk and Cambridgeshire 11
Daniel Defoe Letter 13, Part 2: Dundee, Aberdeen and the Highlands 6
William Camden Norfolk and Cambridgeshire 2
Daniel Defoe Letter 1, Part 2: Harwich and Suffolk 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
East Somerton 0 2
West Somerton 0 3
Hemsby 0 2
Martham 0 2
Horsey 0 3
Scratby 0 2
Ormesby St Michael 0 1
Ormesby St Margaret 1 3
Rollesby 0 2
Flegg 0 2
Filby 0 2
Potter Heigham 0 2
Waxham 0 3
Bastwick 0 2
Repps 0 2
Hickling 0 2
Oby 0 2
Ashby 0 3
Caister Next Yarmouth 3 3
Burgh St Margaret 0 3