Deal Kent


Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
DEAL a town, a parish, and a sub-district Imperial

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

Place Type of entry Source
SANDOWN CASTLE a block-house 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 Deal 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 Kent 6
Celia Fiennes 1697: Through Kent to Canterbury and Dover 5
Daniel Defoe Letter 2, Part 2: Canterbury and Sussex 3
William Cobbett Sept. 3rd to 6th, 1823: From Dover to the Wen 2
John Wesley 1737-8: Troubles in Georgia; Return to England 2
John Byng A Tour into Kent, 1790 1
Charles Wesley Sept. 4 - Dec. 30, 1736: Massachusetts, and back to England 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
Walmer 2 2
Great Mongeham 0 3
Sholden 0 2
Cornillo 0 2
Ripple 0 2
Kingsdown 0 2
Ringwould 0 2
Northbourne 0 2
Little Mongeham 0 2
Ham 0 2
Betteshanger 0 2
Sutton 0 4
Oxney 0 2
West Langdon 0 2
East Langdon 0 2
Eastry 0 3
Worth 0 2
Tilmanstone 0 2
Waldershare 2 2
Sandwich 21 3