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Langton Long Blandford

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All Saints Church, Langton Long Blandford
Dorset OPC 2011

Langton Long Blandford is a parish and small hamlet in the district of Blandford on the River Stour, 1 mile SE of Blandford. The manor, with Langton House, belonged to the Farquharson family. A lepers' hospital was in the parish before the time of Edward I. 

All Saints Parish Church was rebuilt between 1861 and 1864 by T.H.Wyatt, at a cost of about 3,000, replacing an earlier church on the same site. It is generous for the tiny size of the hamlet it serves, however, when it was built it catered for the nearby Langton Long House, a large mansion with an army of servants. The mansion was demolished in 1949. The church is in the later English style, cruciform, of flint with stone bands; and has a pinnacled tower, 57 feet high. It has a fine Victorian interior.


Entrance to Langton Long House
Dorset OPC 2011



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Census 1841 Census [Lynda Mudle-Small]
1861 Census [Lynda Mudle-Small]
1891 Census [John Ridout]
Parish Registers Baptisms 1739-1813, 1814-1880 [Valerie Robbins]
Marriages 1789-1838, 1838-1855 [Valerie Robbins]
Burials 1740-1837 [Valerie Robbins]
Trade & Postal Directories  
Other Records  
Photographs Memorial Stones in All Saints Burial Ground
Monumental Inscriptions All Saints Memorial Inscription index
Maps  
Records held at the Dorset History Centre
 
Registers
Christenings 1591/2-1937. Marriages 1593-1999.
Burials 1591/2-1977. Banns 1754-1992

 

 

 


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