Langley

LANGLEY, a hamlet, in the parish of Claverdon, union of Stratford-upon-Avon, Henley division of the hundred of Barlichway, S. division of the county of Warwick, 4½ miles (S. E. by E.) from Henley; containing 179 inhabitants. In the Conqueror's time this place was possessed by Robert de Stadford, and contained woods one mile in length and half a mile in breadth. In the reign of Henry VI., Richard Beauchamp, Earl of Warwick, was lord. The hamlet comprises 991 acres of tolerably good land, and is watered by a small tributary of the river Avon.

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

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