In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Tur Langton like this:
LANGTON-TUR, a township, with a village, in Church-Langton parish, Leicester; 2 miles E by N of Kibworth r. station, and 5¼ N of Market-Harborough. Real property, £3,278. Pop., 337. Houses, 90. A church is here, as a chapel to Church-Langton; is a small old building with a turret; and was about to be restored in 1864, at a cost of about £1,000. There is also an Independent chapel. Charles I., in his flight from the battle of Naseby, watered his horse here, at a place still called King Charles' Well.
A Vision of Britain through Time includes a large library of local statistics for administrative units. For the best overall sense of how the area containing Tur Langton has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Harborough. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Tur Langton and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Tur Langton, in Harborough and Leicestershire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 27th February 2015
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