Langton by Wragby, Lincolnshire
Langton-by-Wragby, a parish in Lincolnshire, 1 mile SE of Wragby station on the Lincoln and Louth branch of the G.N.R., and 9 miles NW from Horncastle. It has a post office, of the name of Langton, under Wragby; money order and telegraph office, Wragby. Acreage, 2399; population, 250. The manor belongs to Earl Manvers. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lincoln; net value, £210 with residence. The church, which is a building of stone in mixed styles, was rebuilt in 1866, wth the exception of the tower.
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Directories & Gazetteers
Transcript of the entry for Langton (St. Giles) from Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848
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