green gate

1) A way over green or uncultivated ground.

1288 ‘one selion in the east part of Grenegate’, Fixby

1346 ‘another rood [was called] Grenegate’, Bingley

1438 ‘abutted on le Grenegate leading to Litelmore’, Thorner

c.1516 j acram ex parte boriali de le Grenegaite inter terras monialium ... et terras Henrici Pye, Wombwell. It gave rise to numerous minor place-names and by-names: 1277 Adam de Grenegate, Ossett

1379 Thomas de Grenegate, Allerton in Bradford.

dates 1277 1288 1346 1379 1438 1516

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