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East Langton, Leicestershire

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East Langton, Leicestershire

East Langton (derived from the Anglo-Saxon word for an enclosure, meaning "long town") is a village and civil parish in the Harborough district of Leicestershire, England. The parish also includes Church Langton. It is near Kibworth and Market Harborough, and the parish according to the 2001 census had a population of 351. Church Langton church tower is a landmark to travellers from the south and the whole building is finely proportioned.
Administrative CountyLeicestershire
Traditional CountyLeicestershire
OS GridSP7292
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLeicestershire

Other names by which East Langton, Leicestershire has been known in the past

Langton ~ Langton East

East Langton, Leicestershire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Langton, East, township and vil. (ry. sta. Langton) Church Langton par., Leicestershire, 3½ miles N. of Market Harborough, pop. 242.

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