St Briavels Hundred

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St Briavels was an ancient hundred of Gloucestershire, England. It comprised the extra-parochial area of the Forest of Dean, and the ancient parishes of

The hundred was created at some time between 1086 and 1220 to provide a structure for the administration of the Forest of Dean. The meeting place was St Briavels Castle.[1]


  1. ^ C R J Currie, N M Herbert (Editors), A P Baggs, A R J Jurica (1996). "St. Briavels Hundred". A History of the County of Gloucester: Volume 5: Bledisloe Hundred, St. Briavels Hundred, The Forest of Dean. Institute of Historical Research. Retrieved 9 July 2011. 

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