Place:Horsley, Gloucestershire, England


Alt namesHorseleisource: Domesday Book (1985) p 113
TypeInhabited place
Coordinates51.683°N 2.233°W
Located inGloucestershire, England
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Horsley is a village and civil parish near the small Cotswold town of Nailsworth. It is in Gloucestershire in the South West of England. The origins of the name Horsley are much debated, though it is thought that it originates from "Horse in a field" after the large number of horses kept in fields on its rolling hillside.

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