Outlane

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Coordinates: 53°39′25″N 1°52′26″W / 53.657°N 1.874°W / 53.657; -1.874

Outlane
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Outlane and the M62 motorway
Outlane is located in West Yorkshire
Outlane
Outlane
 Outlane shown within West Yorkshire
Population 710 (2001 Census)
OS grid reference SE085179
Metropolitan borough Kirklees
Metropolitan county West Yorkshire
Region Yorkshire and the Humber
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town HUDDERSFIELD
Postcode district HD3
Dialling code 01422
Police West Yorkshire
Fire West Yorkshire
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament Colne Valley
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Outlane is a village near Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England with a population of 710 according to the 2001 census. It is situated 3.7 miles (6.0 km) north-west of Huddersfield town centre

The village is situated next to the M62 motorway near junction 23 close to the Calderdale and Kirklees district boundary. The A640 New Hey Road passes through the village.

Outlane Cricket Club objected to the building of the motorway in the 1960s as it would go through their ground. However the Ministry Of Transport turned it down. Outlane has a golf course that borders the motorway.

Outlane is the location of Slack Roman fort[1] whose Roman name was possibly Cambodunum

References[edit]

  1. ^ Slack, West Yorkshire Joint Services, retrieved 29 August 2013 

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