In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Little Langford like this:
LANGFORD (LITTLE), a parish in Wilton district, Wilts; on the river Wiley, and on the Wilts and Somerset railway, near Wiley r. station, 5 miles NW by W of Wilton. Post-town, Steeple-Langford, under Bath. Acres, 1, 011. Real property, with Steeple-Langford, £4,222. Rated property of L. L. alone, £887. Pop., 39. .Houses, 8. The property is divided among a few. The manor belongs to the Earl of Pembroke. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £145.* Patron, the Earl of Pembroke. The church was rebuilt in 186 4; is in the later English style, of flint with stone dressings; and has an E memorial window to Lord Herbert of Lea, three other painted windows, and some good carving.
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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Little Langford, in Salisbury and Wiltshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 26th November 2014
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