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Langar, Nottinghamshire

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Langar, Nottinghamshire

Langar is a small village about four miles south of Bingham in Nottinghamshire and the Vale of Belvoir.
Administrative CountyNottinghamshire
Traditional CountyNottinghamshire
OS GridSK7234
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityNottinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNottinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNottinghamshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01949
Population898 (2001 census, including Barnstone)

Other names by which Langar, Nottinghamshire has been known in the past

Langa ~ Langer ~ Langare

Langar, Nottinghamshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Langa, par. and vil., Notts, 4 miles SE. of Bingham, 3442 ac. (including Wiverton Hall), pop. 425.

Langar, Nottinghamshire in "A Topographical Dictionary of England" edited by Samuel Lewis (1848)

LANGAR (St. Andrew), a parish, in the union, and N. division of the wapentake, of Bingham, S. division of the county of Nottingham, 10½ miles (E. S. E.) from Nottingham; containing 309 inhabitants. This parish, including the chapelry of Barnstone, comprises 3825a. 3r. 5p.; the soil is fertile, and the surface highly picturesque. Langar Hall is a handsome residence, finely situated. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £10. 7. 11.; net income, £208; patron, J. Wright, Esq. The tithes were commuted for land, on the inclosure of the parish; the glebe altogether comprises 345 acres. The church, which is near the Hall, is a large cruciform edifice with a richly-ornamented tower, and has several monuments of the lords Scroope, one of which, in memory of Lord Scroope who died in 1609, and his lady, is remarkably elegant. It also contains a monument to the memory of the distinguished officer, Admiral Earl Howe, who died August 5th, 1799, and was buried here. There is a chapel of ease at Barnstone.

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