In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Thorpe Langton like this:
LANGTON-THORPE, a township in Church-Langton parish, Leicester; 3½ miles N by E of Market-Harborough. It has a post-office under Market-Harborough. Real property, £1,947. Pop., 120. Houses, 36. A church is here, as a chapel to Church-Langton; is a small old edifice, comprising nave, aisles, chancel, and S porch, with pinnacled-tower and octagonal spire; and was about to be restored in 1864, at a cost of £1,000.
Thorpe Langton is now part of Harborough district. Click here for graphs and data of how Harborough has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Thorpe Langton itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Thorpe Langton, in Harborough and Leicestershire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 30th March 2017
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