1) A way, lane or footpath crossing from one location to another.

c.1625 he hath graved turffes there from Eastwood's house to the Crosse way leading betwixt the Rakes yate and Flockton field yate

1640 Thomas Sharpe shall washe noe clothes att Robert Waterhouse his well ... nor make any crosse gates over his groundes, Tong. This may explain the common minor place-name Cross Gates where no evidence of a standing cross has been found.

spellings cross-way
places Tong
dates 1625 1640

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