Outlane

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Outlane
Outlane - a linear village - geograph.org.uk - 33028.jpg
Outlane and the M62 motorway
Outlane is located in West Yorkshire
Outlane
Outlane
Location within West Yorkshire
Population710 (2001 Census)
OS grid referenceSE085179
Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townHUDDERSFIELD
Postcode districtHD3
Dialling code01422
PoliceWest Yorkshire
FireWest Yorkshire
AmbulanceYorkshire
EU ParliamentYorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Yorkshire
53°39′25″N 1°52′26″W / 53.657°N 1.874°W / 53.657; -1.874Coordinates: 53°39′25″N 1°52′26″W / 53.657°N 1.874°W / 53.657; -1.874

Outlane is a village near Huddersfield, in Kirklees, West Yorkshire, England with a population of 710 according to the 2001 census. Historically part of the West Riding of Yorkshire, 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.

Slack Lane is the location of Slack Roman fort,[1] whose Roman name was possibly Cambodunum.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Slack, West Yorkshire Joint Services, archived from the original on 14 June 2014, retrieved 29 August 2013
  2. ^ Cambodunum.

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