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Down Hatherley, Gloucestershire

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Down Hatherley, Gloucestershire

Down Hatherley is a civil parish and village in Tewkesbury (borough) near Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. It has approximately 165 houses and a population of 450. The village was recorded as Hegberleo in 1022. It was listed as Athelai in the Domesday Book of 1086. In 1273 it was known as Dunheytherleye and in 1221, Hupheberleg. The name derived from the Old English hagu-thorn + lēah meaning "hawthorn clearing".
Administrative CountyGloucestershire
Traditional CountyGloucestershire
OS GridSO8622
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityGloucestershire

Other names by which Down Hatherley, Gloucestershire has been known in the past

Hatherley Down

Down Hatherley, Gloucestershire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Down Hatherley, par., in co. and 3½ miles NE. of Gloucester, 930 ac., pop. 193.

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