Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
HIGHGATE a metropolitan suburb and 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 Highgate 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.
Thomas Pennant St Albans to London 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
Upper Holloway 0 1
Gospel Oak 0 2
Tufnell Park 0 1
Muswell Hill 1 2
Kentish Town 0 2
Hampstead 18 2
Crouch End 1 2
Haverstock Hill 0 2
Holloway 0 2
Belsize Park 0 1
Stroud Green 0 2
Finsbury Park 0 1
Alexandra Park 0 1
Chalk Farm 0 2
Hornsey 1 2
Primrose Hill 0 2
Camden 0 2
Brownswood Park 0 1
Swiss Cottage 0 1
Agar Town 0 1