Langford (St. Andrew)

LANGFORD (St. Andrew), a parish, in the union of Swaffham, hundred of South Greenhoe, W. division of Norfolk, 6½ miles (N. N. E.) from Brandon; containing 57 inhabitants. It comprises 1405a. 12p., of which about 892 acres are arable, 366 pasture, meadow, and heath, and 130 woodland. The living is a discharged rectory, with that of Ickborough united, valued together in the king's books at £10. 2. 8½.; patrons, Lords Berners and Ashburton. The tithes of Langford have been commuted for £120, and the glebe contains 2½ acres. The church is chiefly in the early style, and consists of a nave and chancel separated by a decorated Norman archway; the chancel contains a splendid monument to the Garrard family.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, published in 1848.

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