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Kirk Langley, Derbyshire

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Kirk Langley, Derbyshire

Kirk Langley is a village in Derbyshire. The village is four miles northwest of Derby and two miles south east of Brailsford on the A52 road. The Meynell family have held land at Kirk Langley since the reign of Henry I, and the village consists of two parts, Kirk Langley with the parish church, and Meynell Langley. The former Meynell Arms Hotel, now a private house, dates from the Georgian period. The Poles of Radbourne have also had landed interests in this area for many years.
DistrictAmber Valley
Administrative CountyDerbyshire
Traditional CountyDerbyshire
OS GridSK2838
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands

Other names by which Kirk Langley, Derbyshire has been known in the past

Langley ~ Langley Kirk

Kirk Langley, Derbyshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Kirk Langley, par. and vil., in co. and 4½ miles NW. of Derby, 2552 ac., pop. 679; P.O.

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