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.

Longtree Hundred

Hundred in the County of Gloucestershire

Historical Forms

  • Langetrev hd', Langetrewes hd' 1086 DB
  • (hundr' de) Langetre 1169,1174 P 1221,1248 Ass 1263 Misc 1285 FA 1535 VE
  • Langetr' 1220 Fees 1221 Ass 1276 RH
  • Langetree 1316 FA 1587 FF
  • Langtree c.1540 AOMB 1559 FF
  • Longtree 1577 M


In 1400 the hundred-court was held on Chavenage Down (BG ix, 333), and the place from which the hundred is named is identified with Longtree Barn on Chavenage Down in Avening parish (87infra ); this is on the high ground on the road between Avening and Tetbury and centrally placed in the hundred.