Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Stanhope market town and parish with railway station Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
Cowshill village Bartholomew
Eastgate village Bartholomew
Forest Quarter district Bartholomew
FOREST-QUARTER a township Imperial
FROSTERLEY a township-chapelry Imperial
HEATHERYCLEUGH a village and a chapelry Imperial
Heathery Clough ecclesiastical district and village Bartholomew
Ireshopeburn village Bartholomew
JOHN (ST.) a sub-district Imperial
Northgate Fell moor Bartholomew
PARK-QUARTER a township Imperial
Rookhope ecclesiastical district and village Bartholomew
ROOKHOPE a chapelry Imperial
St John Weardale ecclesiastical district and village Bartholomew
Weardale St John ecclesiastical district and village Bartholomew
WEARDALE-ST. JOHN a chapelry, with a village Imperial
Wearhead hamlet Bartholomew
WEAR-HEAD a hamlet Imperial
Westgate ecclesiastical district Bartholomew
WESTGATE 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 Stanhope 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.
George Head Newcastle upon Tyne 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
Wear Valley 0 2
Newlandside 0 1
Frosterley 0 2
Eastgate 0 2
Rookhope 0 2
Park Quarter 0 1
Wolsingham 1 2
Muggleswick 0 2
Westgate 0 2
Hunstanworth 0 3
Edmondbyers 0 3
Weardale St John 0 2
South Bedburn 0 2
Newbiggin 0 2
Middleton in Teesdale 0 4
Thornley 0 2
Tow Law 0 2
Eggleston 1 2
Castleside 0 2
Newbiggin 1 3