Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Burford parish, township, and town Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
SIGNETT a hamlet Imperial
UPTON a hamlet Imperial
Upton and Signet township 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 Burford 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 Gilpin London to Ross 3
William Camden Gloucestershire and Oxfordshire 2
Arthur Young 1776 Tour of South Wales and South Midlands 2
William Cobbett Nov. 9th to 21st, 1821: Gloucester to Berghclere 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 3, Part 2: Salisbury and Dorset 1
Edwin Russell Sept. 28 to Oct. 2: Great Risington to Winchcombe 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
Signet 0 2
Upton 0 3
Fulbrook 0 2
Shilton 0 2
Widford 0 2
Stonelands 0 2
Westwell 0 2
Taynton 0 2
Holwell 0 2
Little Barrington 1 2
Swinbrook 0 2
Great Barrington 1 3
Asthall 0 2
Broadwell 0 3
Kencot 0 2
Milton under Wychwood 0 2
Filkins 0 2
Brize Norton 0 2
Windrush 3 4
Alvescot 0 2