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Survey of English Place-Names

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Major Settlement in the Parish of Kirby Hill

Historical Forms

  • Torp 1086 DB
  • Langliuetorp 12 RegAlbi.36
  • Langle(i)thorp 1157 RichReg 1301 YI c.1300
  • Langathorp 1308 Ch
  • Langthorp(e) 1300 RichReg 1576 FF


v. þorp . The first element is the pers. name Langlif , recorded in the later insertions in LVD as Langlif (e ) from the ON  woman's name Langlífr . The name as a whole is of the same type as Humburton supra .

Places in the same Parish