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Langley, Durham

Historical Description

Langley, a township in Lanchester parish, Durham, on the river Browney, 4 miles WNW of Durham. Post town, Durham. Acreage, 2406; population, 211. The extensive and picturesque ruins of Langley Hall, erected about 1533 by Baron Scrope, are in this township.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Administration

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyCounty Durham 
Civil parishLanchester 
Poor Law unionLanchester 
WardChester 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Langley from the following:


Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for County Durham is available to browse.


Maps

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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CountyNorthumberland
RegionNorth East
CountryEngland
Postal districtNE47
Post TownHexham