Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
HONITON a town, a parish, a sub-district, and a district Imperial
Honiton (or Eastern) Division parlimentary division Bartholomew

Travel writing

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Traveller Section No. of Refs.
William Camden Cornwall and Devon 3
Daniel Defoe Letter 3, Part 2: Salisbury and Dorset 3
Daniel Defoe Letter 3, Part 3: From Exeter to Land's End 2
Celia Fiennes 1698 Tour: Exeter to London 2
William Cobbett Sept. 29th to Oct. 2nd, 1826: Ryall to Burghclere 1
Charles Wesley Sept. 9 - Dec. 31, 1737: Oxfordshire, and down to Devon 1

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Gittisham 0 2
Combe Raleigh 0 3
Farway 0 2
Monkton 0 2
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Northleigh 0 2
Awliscombe 0 2
Wilmington 0 2
Widworthy 0 2
Cotleigh 0 2
Feniton 0 2
Luppitt 0 2
Wiscombe 0 1
Sidbury 0 2
Southleigh 0 3
Dalwood 0 2
Stockland 0 2
Colyton 1 3
Payhembury 0 3