Langley  County Durham


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Langley like this:

LANGLEY, a township in Lanchester parish, Durhamshire; on the river Browney, 4 miles WNW of Durham. Acres, 2,378. Real property, £1,608. Pop., 129. Houses, 23. A ruined old hall is here, which belonged to the family of Scroope.

Langley through time

Langley is now part of Derwentside district. Click here for graphs and data of how Derwentside has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Langley itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Langley, in Derwentside and County Durham | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 25th October 2021

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