Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
SAFFRON-WALDEN a town, a parish, a sub-district, and a district Imperial
Saffron Walden (or Northern) Division parliamentary division Bartholomew
Walden, Saffron Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
SEWERS-END a hamlet 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 Saffron Walden 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 Essex and Suffolk 7
Daniel Defoe Letter 1, Part 3: Norfolk and Cambridgeshire 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
Audley End 0 2
Little Chesterford 0 2
Ashdon 0 2
Littlebury 1 2
Wimbish 0 2
Wendens Ambo 0 2
Great Chesterford 1 3
Hadstock 0 2
Newport 3 2
Strethall 0 3
Radwinter 1 2
Debden 0 2
Widdington 0 2
Bartlow 1 2
Wicken Bonhunt 0 2
Ickleton 0 2
Castle Camps 1 2
Chilford 0 2
Linton 2 2
Elmdon 0 2