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Other OS name in the Parish of Thornton in Lonsdale

Historical Forms

  • Lang(e)breg', Lang(e)brig' 1307 YI
  • Langber 1746 PRThn


, Lang (e )breg ', Lang (e )brig '1307 YI, Langber 1746 PRThn , ' long hill ' , v. lang , beorg ; -breg is a metathesised form of berg ; there is no doubt about the identity as the place is in the bounds of Burton in 1307 .