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.

Cleeve Hundred

Hundred in the County of Gloucestershire

Historical Forms

  • Hundr' de Clyve 1327 SR 1387 Works 1403 Pat
  • hundred of Cleve 1542 LP 1568 Comm


named from Bishop's Cleeve (infra ), the principal member of the original manor.