Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Billingshurst parish and village with railway station 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 Billingshurst 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 July 30th to Aug. 2nd, 1823: Surrey, Sussex, and Hampshire 3
William Cobbett Aug. 5th to 10th, 1823: Hampshire and Surrey 1
Celia Fiennes Buckinghamshire, Oxford and Chichester 1
Celia Fiennes Tunbridge Wells and Rye 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
West Easwrith 0 2
East Easwrith 0 2
Wisborough Green 0 2
Itchingfield 0 2
West Chiltington 0 4
Pulborough 0 2
Shipley 0 2
Slinfold 0 2
Southwater 0 2
Rudgwick 0 2
Loxwood 0 2
Thakenham 0 2
Kirdford 0 2
Stopham 0 2
Warminghurst 0 2
Wiggonholt 0 2
Hardham 2 2
Fittleworth 0 2
Plaistow 0 2
Nuthurst 0 2