- Langham, Rutland
infobox UK place
country = England
region= East Midlands
constituency_westminster= Rutland and Melton
postcode_district = LE15
Langham is a village in the county of
Rutlandin the East Midlandsof England. It is situated about two miles north of Oakham.
The village is located on the main road, the A606, linking Oakham to
It contains two pubs, the Wheatsheaf and the Noel Arms, and a
Church of Englandprimary school.
There is a parish church, the Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, dating in part from the
13th century. There is also a Baptist Chapel, built in 1854.
Famous inhabitants include
Simon Langham, a 14th-century monk who became Archbishop of Canterbury.
1858, Langham was the home of the Ruddles Brewery, until it was closed in 1997. The water from the local well was said to give the beer a unique character and quality, which enhanced the brewery's reputation. The site of the brewery has now been demolished and replaced by a housing development.
* [http://www.langhamvillage.com/ Langham Village Website]
* [http://www.rutnet.co.uk/pp/location/detail.asp?id=26 Rutnet]
* [http://www.rutnet.co.uk/pp/gold/viewgold.asp?ID=418 Langham History at Rutnet]
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