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Langley 5578

Brief Description

In the middle ages, half of Langley township plus another 121 hectares in Cound lay in Langley Park. The park shrunk, but survived into the post-medieval period, perhaps focused around Langley Hall. It still contained deer in the 17th century.


Langley Park was first mentioned in the mid-13th century, and may have been recreated around 1319 after a period of disuse. The park still survived in the 17th century, but by the mid-18th century it only occupied a block of woodland east of

Langley, running between Kenley and the Bullhill Brook. It was disparked between 1785 and 1805.

  • Gatehouse (featured building)
  • Description: The gatehouse is the only remaining part of Langley Hall, the mansion of the Lee family. It is partly timber-framed and partly stone, and is embattled to the north-west.

Civil Parish

  • Acton Burnell