Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
MANSFIELD a town, a parish, a district-district, and a district Imperial

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

Place Type of entry Source
PENNIMONT a hamlet Imperial
Pleasley Hill hamlet Bartholomew
PLEASLEY-HILL a chapelry Imperial
Radmanthwalte hamlet 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 Mansfield 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 Camden Nottinghamshire, Derby and Warwick 3
Daniel Defoe Letter 8, Part 1: The Trent Valley 2
Celia Fiennes 1697 Tour: London to Yorkshire 2
Robert Gammage Chelmsford, Oxford and Nottinghamshire 2

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
Mansfield Woodhouse 0 2
Forest Town 0 1
Lindhurst 0 2
Sutton in Ashfield 3 3
Pleasley Hill 0 2
Skegby 0 2
East Kirkby 0 2
Pleasley 0 2
Rainworth 0 1
Shirebrook 0 2
Sookholme 0 3
Kirkby in Ashfield 0 2
Clipstone 0 2
Blidworth 0 2
Teversal 0 2
Huthwaite 0 2
Newstead 1 3
Warsop 0 2
Hucknall under Huthwaite 0 3
Upper Langwith 0 2