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Thorpe Langton, Leicestershire

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Thorpe Langton, Leicestershire

Thorpe 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, about four miles north of Market Harborough. The parish had a population of 171 according to the 2001 census. Thorpe Langton is the home of the Baker's Arms pub and St. Leonard's church, but is otherwise solely residential.
Administrative CountyLeicestershire
Traditional CountyLeicestershire
OS GridSP7492
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLeicestershire

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

Langton Thorp ~ Langton Thorpe ~ Thorp Langton

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

Thorp Langton, township, Church Langton par., Leicestershire, 3½ miles N. of Market Harborough, pop. 83; P.O., called Langton Thorp.

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