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.

Cleevehill Lane, Lt Cleeve Wood

Other OS name in the Parish of Chardstock


, cf. Clyve 1597DCMCt , (Hr ) Cleaves 1839TA ; all are from dat . sg . clife of OE  clif , ' (place at) the cliff or bank ' , though the two 6 ″ names are distinct places and the earlier spellings do not necessarily relate to either of them .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name

Major Settlement