1) The name of a public house, on the old highway between Brighouse and Keighley, formerly a moorland crossing. The meaning of the name has been much discussed and it remains uncertain.

However, Flamore edge was a place-name recorded in Hanlith in 1607, which means ‘flaw moor’ and it is tempting to think that Flappit might once have been ‘flaw-pit’, a similar construction to the more frequent ‘turf-pit’.

places Hanlith
dates 1607

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