English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

A county-by-county guide to the linguistic origins of England’s place-names – a project of the English Place-Name Society, founded 1923.

the Slates

Other OS name in the Parish of North Ormsby


, presumably from the pl . of ON  slétta ' a smooth,level field ' . It is situated in a saucer - shaped piece of land , with slopes both to east and west .