slant gate

1) This survives as a place-name in the Huddersfield area, in Fixby, Kirkburton and Linthwaite, descriptive in all three cases of a linking lane or road which ascends a hill directly and obliquely.

It seems likely to have been a generic term locally, with a long history, especially since it occurred in other townships. In 1516, for example two acres of land in Austonley were said to lie inter hoywodde bothomehede ex parte orient Slantgaite ex parte occident, Austonley.

places Austonley
dates 1516

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