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

  • Longelei 1086 DB c.1168 ADii
  • Longele c.1176 1316 FA
  • Langeleia c.1140 Madox
  • Langelege c.1168 ADi 1535 VE
  • Langeneye 1291 Tax
  • Longley 1545 LP


'Long clearing,' v. leah .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site