Langton

LANGTON, with Bongate, a township, in the parish of Appleby St. Michael, East ward and union, county of Westmorland, 1½ mile (E.) from the town of Appleby; containing 618 inhabitants. Langton, or Long Town, once a populous place, was almost destroyed by the Scots in the reign of Edward II. At Kirkbergh was anciently a church.

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

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