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Survey of English Place-Names

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Early-attested site in the Parish of Great Ayton

Historical Forms

  • Langberg 13 Guis
  • Langbarge 1572 FF


'Long hill' v. lang , beorg . This hill, which is a long, high, narrow ridge, gave its name to the wapentake of Langbargh, and, being practically in the centre of the wapentake, was a good meeting place. Cf. 128supra .

Places in the same Parish