Langton, North Yorkshire

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Langton is located in North Yorkshire
 Langton shown within North Yorkshire
OS grid reference SE797671
Civil parish Langton
District Ryedale
Shire county North Yorkshire
Region Yorkshire and the Humber
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town MALTON
Postcode district YO17
Police North Yorkshire
Fire North Yorkshire
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament Thirsk and Malton (formerly Ryedale)
List of places

Coordinates: 54°05′37″N 0°46′58″W / 54.093680°N 0.782740°W / 54.093680; -0.782740

Langton is a village and civil parish in the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire, England. It is situated 1 mile (1.6 km) south of Norton-on-Derwent. Langton Hall was the home of Woodleigh School, an independent preparatory school founded in 1929 by the educationalist Arthur England, from 1946 until the school's closure in 2012. There is also a small state primary school, Langton Community School with around 80 pupils.[1][2]

The village was historically the seat of the Norcliffe family.[3] Their former home, Langton Hall, now owned by their descendants, the Howard-Vyse family, and leased to Woodleigh School until 2012, is a Grade II listed building.[4]

The gates of Langton Hall, Langton
Cottages in Langton, March 2006


  1. ^ Darley, Karen (26 May 2010). "A Visit to Woodleigh School in Langton". Gazette & Herald. Retrieved 24 April 2012. 
  2. ^ Metcalfe, Claire (23 November 2006). "Langton". Gazette & Herald. Retrieved 25 April 2012.
  3. ^ Bulmer's History and Directory of East Yorkshire (1892) reprinted on "Langton". GENUKI. Retrieved 24 April 2012. 
  4. ^ Langton Hall. Retrieved 25 April 2012.

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