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Hillesley, Gloucestershire

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Hillesley, Gloucestershire

Hillesley is a village in Gloucestershire, England. It was transferred from the county of Avon in 1991 and is now in Stroud District. The village forms part of the civil parish of Hillesley and Tresham. It is close to the Cotswold Edge, near the Cotswold Way and Wotton under Edge. Until the 1980s the name of the village was spelt Hillsley however it is now spelt Hillesley. In 972 Hillesley was recorded as Hildeslei (meaning "clearing belonging to Hild"), a tything of the parish of Hawkesbury.
Administrative CountyGloucestershire
Traditional CountyGloucestershire
OS GridST7689
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityGloucestershire

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