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Longlevens, Gloucestershire

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Longlevens, Gloucestershire

Longlevens is an area of Gloucester, United Kingdom. It was once (about 100 years ago) a small farmstead outside the city of Gloucester. The name is believed to be based on the old Roman name Colonia Glevensis. Another possibility is that it was named after a row of eleven houses with long gardens (Long-Elevens). One of the oldest roads is 'The Avenue' which is shown on old maps as a number of farm cottages.
Administrative CountyGloucestershire
Traditional CountyGloucestershire
OS GridSO8520
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityGloucestershire
 

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