A Topographical Dictionary of England, Samuel Lewis, London 1831


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LANGTON-LONG-BLANDFORD, a parish in the hundred of PIMPERNE, Blandford (North) division of the county of DORSET, of a mile (E.S.E.) from Blandford-Forum, containing 160 inhabitants.

The living is a rectory, in the archdeaconry of Dorset, and diocese of Bristol, rated in the king's books at 13. 10., and in the patronage of John Ridout, Esq. The church, dedicated to All Saints, is an ancient fabric, and had formerly a chantry, in honour of St. Mary and St. Thomas. An hospital for lepers also existed here in the reign of Edward I. The navigable river Stour runs through the parish.

Volume 3, page 30

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