Langton, West

LANGTON, WEST, a township, in the parish of Church-Langton, union of Market-Harborough, hundred of Gartree, S. division of the county of Leicester, 3¾ miles (N. by W.) from the town of Harborough; containing 71 inhabitants. It comprises 973 acres. Walter de Langton, lord high treasurer of England, a favourite of Edward I., was born here.

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

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