Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Banstead parish and village with railway station Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
Burgh Heath small hamlet Bartholomew
KINGSWOOD a liberty 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 Banstead 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 Cobbett Aug. 5th to 10th, 1823: Hampshire and Surrey 2
Daniel Defoe Letter 3, Part 2: Salisbury and Dorset 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 6, Part 1: Middlesex, Hertford and Buckinghamshire 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 8, Part 1: The Trent Valley 1
Celia Fiennes Epsom, Surrey 1
Celia Fiennes Hampton Court and Windsor 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
Chipstead 0 2
Woodmansterne 0 2
Nork 0 2
Coulsdon 0 2
Kingswood 0 2
Tadworth 0 1
Merstham 0 2
Belmont 0 1
Gatton 4 2
Chaldon 0 2
Ewell 0 2
Walton on the Hill 0 3
Kenley 0 2
Copthorne 0 2
Purley 0 2
Epsom 44 3
Cheam 0 2
Whyteleafe 0 1
Caterham 0 3
Sutton 5 2