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Great Langton, North Yorkshire

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Great Langton, North Yorkshire

Great Langton is a small village and civil parish in the district of Hambleton, North Yorkshire, England. The village lies on the B6271 road, between Scorton and Northallerton, on the northern bank of the River Swale and it was once known as Langton-upon-Swale. The village church is St Wilfrid's Church; there used to be also the Chapel of the Good Shepherd, which has now been converted into a residential property.
DistrictHambleton
Post townNORTHALLERTON
Administrative CountyNorth Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, North Riding
OS GridSE2996
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNorth Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Yorkshire
Ambulance AuthorityYorkshire
Dialling code01609
Population116 (2001 Census)
 

Other names by which Great Langton, North Yorkshire has been known in the past

Langton ~ Langton Great ~ Langton Upon Swale

Great Langton, North Yorkshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Langton, Great, township, Langton upon Swale par., North-Riding Yorkshire, on river Swale, 5½ miles NW. of Northallerton, 872 ac., pop. 133; P.O.

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