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Places > Langford

c1320: The church of St. Andrew dates from this period; the nave, aisles and tower all belong to a re-building begun about this date.

1817: Langford Bridge was first described after it was badly damaged in floods.

1838: The Lord Nelson Public House first licensed.

1850: The Old Vicarage built by the Rev. Henry Addington, soon after he became Vicar of Langford.

1856: The Red Cow Public House opened.

1861: Langford Methodist Church opened in October.

1873: The village school built.

1896: Methodist Church enlarged.

1920: War Memorial erected, the clock tower was added later.

1926: Alfred Larman started his haulage business.

1945: On the 12th April the tithe barn in Church Street went up in flames.

1946: Langford Bridge taken down.

1951: Langford playing field officially opened on the 18th August.

1965: Langford Drama Club formed. first production was the play 'Friendly Relations', performed in May of that year.

1967: The Langford Diary launched.

1975: Langford Village Hall officially opened on the 26th April, the cost of the building was 60,000.

1984: Langford Watermill closes, in its final years it produced seed grain for Dalgety Seeds.

1994: After major renovation The Lord Nelson Public House was renamed as Sir William Peel.

1998: Langford Drama Club folds due to lack of numbers, the last play is 'Travelling Light'

Page last updated: 30th January 2014