Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Dunkeswell parish and 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 Dunkeswell 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 Dorset and Somerset 1
William Camden Berkshire, Surrey and Sussex 1
Thomas Pennant Tyringham to Woburn 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
Sheldon 0 2
Luppitt 0 2
Combe Raleigh 0 3
Awliscombe 0 2
Blackborough 0 2
Broadhembury 0 2
Hemyock 0 4
Clayhidon 0 2
Upottery 0 2
Uffculme 1 2
Kentisbeare 0 2
Monkton 0 2
Craddock 0 2
Buckerell 0 2
Luton 0 2
Payhembury 0 3
Cotleigh 0 2
Feniton 0 2
Churchstanton 0 2
Honiton 12 3