Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

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

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

Place Type of entry Source
Kippington ecclesiastical district Bartholomew
KNOLE a noble mansion Imperial
MONTREAL the seat Imperial
NESS (Great) a hamlet Imperial
RIVERHEAD a village and a chapelry Imperial
Weald ecclesiastical district and village Bartholomew
WEALD a chapelry, with a village 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 Sevenoaks 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 Jan. 2nd, 1822: Sussex Journal 4
William Cobbett Sept. 3rd to 6th, 1823: From Dover to the Wen 4
Charles Wesley Sept. 2 - Dec. 31, 1746: The Midlands and the North-East 2
Robert Gammage On tramp in 1840, from London to the south coast 2
William Camden Kent 1
William Cobbett Jan. 8th to 11th, 1822: Sussex Journal 1
John Wesley 1760-2: Letter to an Editor; Impositions and Declarations; Speaking Statue; Pentecost 1
John Wesley 1765-8: Justice for Methodists; Methodist Character; Instructions to Parents 1
John Wesley 1777-80: On the Isle of Man; City Road Chapel; Wesley Visits Lord George Gordon 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
Knole 0 2
Kippington 0 1
Riverhead 1 2
Greatness 0 2
Seal 0 2
Chevening 0 2
Underriver 0 2
Chipstead 0 2
Sevenoaks Weald 0 2
Codsheath 0 2
Dunton Green 0 2
Otford 3 2
Kemsing 0 2
Sundridge 0 2
Ivy Hatch 0 2
Ightham 0 2
Oldbury 0 2
Ide Hill 0 2
Shipbourne 0 2
Hildenborough 0 2