Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
EPPING a small town, a parish, a sub-district, a district, and a forest Imperial
Epping (or Western) Division parliamentary division Bartholomew
Epping Upland hamlet Bartholomew
EPPING-UPLAND a hamlet Imperial

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

Place Type of entry Source
RYEHILL a hamlet Imperial
Ryehlll hamlet 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 Epping 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 2: Harwich and Suffolk 3
Daniel Defoe Letter 1, Part 3: Norfolk and Cambridgeshire 2
George Borrow To Swansea 1
Charles Wesley Jan. 3 - Aug. 31, 1737: Devon, and around London 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 1, Part 1: Through Essex to Colchester 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 6, Part 2: Oxford, Bristol and Gloucester 1
Celia Fiennes 1697: Through Kent to Canterbury and Dover 1
Arthur Young 1776 Tour from Essex to Shropshire 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
Coopersale 0 2
Theydon Garnon 0 2
Theydon Bois 0 2
Theydon Mount 0 2
North Weald Bassett 0 3
Stapleford Tawney 0 2
Abridge 0 2
Stanford Rivers 1 2
Loughton 0 2
Lambourne 1 2
Great Parndon 0 3
Waltham Holy Cross 10 5
Potter Street 0 2
High Beech 0 2
Latton 0 2
Nazeing 0 2
Greenstead 0 2
Magdalen Laver 0 3
Bobbingworth 0 2
Netteswell 0 2