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.

Songar Grange

Early-attested site in the Parish of Langley

Historical Forms

  • Sudhangra 12th HMCxApp6
  • Sudhangre c.1140 Madox c.1176 ADii
  • Suthongre 1151 BM
  • Suhanger c.1154 HMCxApp6
  • Suhangre 13th AD
  • Suthhangra, Suthhongra 1156 Ch 1266
  • Suthanger 1297 HMCxApp6
  • Soungre 1352 Wollaton
  • Sunger 1656 Dugdale 1850 White


'South hangra or hill-slope.' For the development cf. Clinger and Saniger (PN Gl 44, 135).

Places in the same Parish

Major Settlement