Cleeve Prior is a village in the Vale of Evesham Worcestershire, England. It is situated on the cliff (Cleeve) on the Worcestershire/Warwickshire border above the river Avon. There are many picturesque houses made from the local lias stone, including the Kings Arms public house and the 150 year old school. The church is dedicated to St. Andrew, and has 6 bells which are rung for the parish service each Sunday. The name cleeve comes from the Saxon word for cliff and the prior was a medieval monastery which was destroyed during the Reformation.