Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for KINGTON-LANGLEY

KINGTON-LANGLEY, a tything and a chapelry in Kington-St. Michael parish, Wilts. The tything lies 1 mile NE of Kington-St. Michael village, and 2½ N of Chippenham r. station; and has a post office under Chippenham. Acres, 1, 642. Real property, £3, 277. Pop., 530. Houses, 121. The chapelry is conterminate with the tything; and bears the alternative name of Langley-Fitzurse. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £100. Patron, the Vicar of Kington-St. Michael. The church was built in 1855. There is a national school.

(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a tything and a chapelry"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: Wiltshire AncC
Place: Kington Langley

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