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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Warminster

Historical Forms

  • Chadelangre, Chedelangre 1363 Hoare
  • Longleat' Chidlanger 1690 Recov


Chadlanger is Chedelhangere t. Hy 3, Chedelhanger 1284Longleat , Chadelangre , Chedelangre 1363 Hoare, Chaddelhangre 1562, Chedlanger in Warminster 1585, Chadlenger 1677 Longleat ' Chidlanger 1690Recov . Apparently 'Ceadela 's slope,' v. hangra .Identical in origin with Chaddlehanger (PN D 185).