Greenhill, Evesham

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Greenhill
Orchards on Greenhill - geograph.org.uk - 408510.jpg
Orchards on Greenhill
Greenhill is located in Worcestershire
Greenhill
Greenhill
Location within Worcestershire
OS grid referenceSP0383545010
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townEVESHAM
Postcode districtWR11
Dialling code01386
PoliceWest Mercia
FireHereford and Worcester
AmbulanceWest Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Worcestershire
52°06′11″N 1°56′38″W / 52.103°N 1.944°W / 52.103; -1.944Coordinates: 52°06′11″N 1°56′38″W / 52.103°N 1.944°W / 52.103; -1.944

Greenhill is a hill just north of Evesham, Worcestershire and was part of the site of the Battle of Evesham. In the battle, Simon de Montfort was defeated and killed on 4 August 1265. King Henry's son, Prince Edward, later Edward I used it as his base in the battle from where he launched his attack on Simon de Montfort's forces which were gathered around Evesham Abbey.

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