Langbaurgh Wapentake

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Langbaurgh Wapentake shown within the North Riding and Yorkshire

Langbaurgh is a wapentake of the North Riding of Yorkshire, adjacent to the border with County Durham. It covers an area on the northern coast of the county, including Middlesbrough, Easby, Great Ayton, Guisborough, Marske-by-the-Sea, Maltby, Easington and Redcar It has two divisions, the western and eastern. Adjacent wapentakes are Whitby Strand to the south-east; Pickering Lythe, Rydale and Birdforth to the south; and Allertonshire to the west. With a population of 351,572 in 2011, it is the most populous of the wapentakes in the North Riding.

The wapentake took its name from the hamlet of Langbaurgh, near Great Ayton.[1]

It comprises the ancient parishes of:

*: Great Smeaton in East Gilling; Remainder of Hornby in Allertonshire.
: Remainder in Whitby Strand. Aislaby is sometimes included with that wapentake.


  1. William Page, ed (1923). Parishes: Great Ayton. Victoria County History. pp. 225-231. Retrieved 8 September 2015. 
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Wapentakes of Yorkshire

East Riding: Buckrose • Dickering • Harthill • Holderness • Howdenshire • Ouse and Derwent • North Riding: Allertonshire • Birdforth • Bulmer • East Gilling • Hallikeld • Hang East • Hang West • Langbaurgh • Pickering Lythe • Ryedale • West Gilling • Whitby Strand • West Riding: Agbrigg and Morley (Agbrigg, Morley) • Ainsty • Barkston Ash • Claro • Osgoldcross • Skyrack • Staincliffe and Ewcross (Staincliffe, Ewcross) • Staincross • Strafforth and Tickhill