Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
St Buryan parish Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
Bollait village Bartholomew
BOLLAIT a farm Imperial
Boscawen manor Bartholomew
BOSCAWEN a manor Imperial
Boskenna seat Bartholomew
BOSKENNA a locality Imperial
MERRY MAIDENS a Druidical circle Imperial
Merry Maidens (or Dawns Men) stone circle Bartholomew
Rosemodris Circle (or The Merry Maidens) 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 St Buryan 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 Cornwall and Devon 2
Daniel Defoe Letter 3, Part 3: From Exeter to Land's End 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
St Levan 0 2
Paul 0 2
Sancreed 1 2
Sennen 3 2
Porthgwarra 0 2
Maen 0 2
Mousehole 0 2
Newlyn 0 2
Lands End 0 2
Penzance 28 2
St Just 26 2
Madron 0 2
Chyandour 0 2
Pendeen 0 2
Penwith 4 2
Gulval 1 2
Morvah 12 2
Mulfra 0 2
St Michaels Mount 7 2
Marazion 3 2