English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

A county-by-county guide to the linguistic origins of England’s place-names – a project of the English Place-Name Society, founded 1923.


Major Settlement in the Parish of Langley

Historical Forms

  • Lang(e)leg(a) 1166 RBE 1225 FF
  • Lang(e)le(ie) 1205 FF 1212 RBE
  • Langelegh juxta Claverynge 1358 IpmR


'The long clearing,' v. leah .