Langbaurgh West

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Coordinates: 54°34′23″N 1°08′42″W / 54.573°N 1.145°W / 54.573; -1.145

Langbaurgh West
History
Status wapentake

Langbaurgh West was a Wapentake, a division of the ancient county of Yorkshire. The area along with Langbaurgh East forms the Anglo-Saxon area of Cleveland, England (not to be confused with the County of Cleveland of 1974 to 1996) and roughly covers the modern districts of Middlesbrough, Redcar & Cleveland, the southern portion of Stockton-on-Tees, the northern parts of Hambleton (Great Ayton, Stokesley) and the northern parts of the Borough of Scarborough.

From the most North-Westerly point, The West Wapentake's approximate boundary started from Yarm across to Eston (and the modern Grangetown area), following south the boundary of Lanbaurgh East, then South-west past Stokesley and back up to Craven and Yarm. The West Wapentake covered roughly the area of modern day Middlesbrough, South Stockton and the northern most parts of Hambleton.