Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Wrotham hundred Bartholomew
Wrotham town and parish with railway station Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
Bastead hamlet Bartholomew
BOROUGH-GREEN a hamlet Imperial
Clackett Cross hamlet Bartholomew
CLACKETT-CROSS a hamlet Imperial
Comp, Great hamlet Bartholomew
COMP (Great) a place Imperial
Crouch hamlet Bartholomew
CROUCH a hamlet Imperial
DUNKS-GREEN a hamlet Imperial
Hale village Bartholomew
HALE a township Imperial
Nepicar hamlet Bartholomew
NEPICAR a hamlet Imperial
Platt ecclesiastical district and village Bartholomew
PLATT a chapelry Imperial
PLAXTOL a village and a chapelry Imperial
Plaxtole ecclesiastical district and village Bartholomew
WOODLANDS a chapelry 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 Wrotham 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.
John Byng A Tour into Kent, 1790 5
William Camden Kent 2
Daniel Defoe Letter 2, Part 3: Hampshire and Surrey 2
John Byng A Tour in the Midlands, 1789: London to Biggleswade 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
Borough Green 0 2
Platt 0 2
Oldbury 0 2
Ightham 0 2
Ivy Hatch 0 2
Plaxtol 0 2
Offham 0 2
Addington 0 2
Trottiscliffe 0 3
Stansted 0 2
Seal 0 2
Malling 0 1
Kemsing 0 2
Oxenhoth 0 1
Shipbourne 0 2
West Peckham 0 2
Woodlands 0 2
Leybourne 3 2
Ryarsh 0 2
Mereworth 4 2