Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Corfe Castle small town, hundred, and parish Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
Blaskenwell tithing Bartholomew
BLASKENWELL a tything Imperial
Encombe hamlet and seat Bartholomew
KINGSTON a village Imperial
OWER a tything Imperial
REMPSTONE a tything Imperial
ROLLINGTON a tything 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 Corfe 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 3, Part 2: Salisbury and Dorset 2
William Camden Dorset and Somerset 1
Celia Fiennes Wiltshire and Dorset 1
John Wesley 1774-6: Wesley Arrested; A Terrible Ride; A Methodist Isaac Newton; the American War 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
Downshay 0 2
Haycroft 0 2
Kingston 0 2
Quar 0 2
Puddlemill 0 2
Church Knowle 0 3
Hasilor 0 2
Rowberrow 0 2
Worth Matravers 0 2
Eastington 0 2
Langton Matravers 0 2
Encombe 0 2
Renscombe 0 2
Weston 0 2
Arne 0 2
Studland 0 2
Swanage 1 2
Kimmeridge 0 2
Stoborough 0 2
Steeple 0 2