Description in 1877:
"LANGTON-THORPE, a township in Church-Langton parish, Leicester; 3½ miles N by E of Market-Harborough. It has a post-office under Market-Harborough. Real property, £1,947. Pop., 120. Houses, 36. A church is here, as a chapel to Church-Langton; is a small old edifice, comprising nave, aisles, chancel, and S porch, with pinnacled-tower and octagonal spire; and was about to be restored in 1864, at a cost of £1,000." [John Marius WILSON's "Imperial Gazetteer of England and Walesn," 1870-72]
This village and parish lie just 4 miles north of Market Harborough, just off of the A6 trunk road. Thorpe Langton may be considered a suburb of Market Harborough. The parish is 14 miles southeast of Leicester city and is bound on the west by the Grand Union Canal and on the south and east by the River Welland. The parish covers 1,175 acres.
The parish is almost purely residential and the village is home to the Baker's Arms pub. If you are planning a visit:
Directions to the Baker's Arms pubwill also bring you to the heart of the village.
Check with Langton Brewery to see if they are giving tours of the facility.
You can see pictures of Thorpe Langton which are provided by: