English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

A county-by-county guide to the linguistic origins of England’s place-names – a project of the English Place-Name Society, founded 1923.

Cleve Hill

Early-attested site in the Parish of Newton Tony

Historical Forms

  • Clive 1327 SR


Cleve Hill (6″) is so named c. 1650 (WM xxxi) and was probably by the home of Richard de Clive (1327SR ). v. clif , 'slope.'