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Steeple Langford

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"LANGFORD STEEPLE, (or Great Langford), a parish in the hundred of Branch and Dole, county Wilts, 5 miles N.W. of Wilton. The parish includes the tything of Hanging Langford. The village, which is considerable, is situated on the navigable river Wiley and the road to Bath. The inhabitants are chiefly engaged in agriculture. The tithes have been commuted for a rent-charge of £720. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Salisbury, value £600, in the patronage of Corpus Christi College, Oxford. The church is an ancient structure dedicated to All Saints. The parochial charities produce about £3. On a hill called Yarnborough Castle are traces of a British camp."

[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) - Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]

Steeple Langford is 6 miles NW of Wilton. Grid Ref SU036374. Postcode SP3 4NG. Population 587 in 1831, 458 in 1951.


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  • Common to all parishes is a BTs before surviving registers for 1608, 1622-38, 1672-


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