Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
BARNARD-CASTLE a town, a township, a chapelry, and a subdistrict 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 Barnard Castle 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.
Daniel Defoe Letter 8, Part 4: Leeds and North Yorkshire 2
John Wesley 1765-8: Justice for Methodists; Methodist Character; Instructions to Parents 2
William Camden Durham, Lancashire and Westmorland 1
John Wesley 1751-3: Wesley's Marriage; Cornwall Smugglers; Illness and Recovery 1
John Wesley 1763-4: In Scotland Again; Methodist's Wealth; "No Law for Methodists"; Exhausting Days 1
John Wesley 1771-3: Windsor Park; Wesley as Art Critic; Glasgow and Perth; Preaches to 30,000 People 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
Startforth 0 2
Egglestone Abbey 0 3
Westwick 0 2
Stainton 0 3
Boldron 0 2
Rokeby 0 2
Marwood 0 2
Brignall 0 2
Streatlam 0 1
Greta Bridge 0 2
Whorlton 0 2
Cleatlam 0 2
Wycliffe 0 2
Barningham 0 2
Gainford 0 2
Winston 0 2
Scargill 0 2
Langleydale 0 2
Staindrop 4 2
Teesdale 0 2