Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Benson, or Bensington parish Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
Crowmarsh Battle hamlet Bartholomew
CROWMARSH-BATTLE, or Preston-Crowmarsh a hamlet Imperial
FIFIELD a hamlet Imperial
Roke hamlet Bartholomew
ROKE 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 Benson 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 Gloucestershire and Oxfordshire 3

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
Crowmarsh 1 2
Ewelme 3 3
Clapcot 0 2
Berrick Salome 0 2
Wallingford 28 5
Brightwell Baldwin 0 2
Shillingford 0 2
Newnham Murren 0 2
Warborough 0 2
Sotwell 0 2
Newington 0 2
Britwell Salome 0 2
North Stoke 0 3
Mongewell 0 2
Brightwell 1 2
Nuffield 0 2
Cuxham 0 2
Britwell Prior 0 2
Swyncombe 0 3
Ipsden 0 2