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Langford, Nottinghamshire

Langford is a village and civil parish in Nottinghamshire, England. It is located 4 miles north-east of Newark-on-Trent and two miles East from The River Trent. It is based on A1133 which comes off of the A46. Although Langford is currently located two miles from The River Trent it has not always been this way. In ‘1575 there was a cataclysmic flood’ which altered the course of the Trent which meant Langford and Holme were now on the same side of the river.
Administrative CountyNottinghamshire
Traditional CountyNottinghamshire
OS GridSK8258
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNottinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNottinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNottinghamshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Population100
 

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

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

Langford, par. and vil., Notts, 3 miles NE. of Newark, 2182 ac., pop. 167; P.O.; in vicinity of vil. is the seat of Langford Hall.

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

LANGFORD (St. Bartholomew), a parish, in the union, and N. division of the wapentake, of Newark, S. division of the county of Nottingham, 3¾ miles (N. N. E.) from Newark; containing 146 inhabitants. This parish is bounded on the west by the river Trent, and comprises by computation nearly 2900 acres. Its soil on the west side, which is principally meadow land, is strong; in the middle portion, a fine turnip soil, on gravel; and on the east, a cold wet gravel and a tenacious clay. The surface is generally flat; but the village, irregularly built upon an eminence overlooking the river, has a picturesque appearance. The living is a perpetual curacy; net income, £40; patrons, the Master and Fellows of Trinity College, Cambridge. The Fosse-road crosses the parish.

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