English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

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Slaypit Lane Quarry

Other OS name in the Parish of Thorpe Salvin

Historical Forms

  • Slapit Field 1848 TA


, 1841 O.S. , Slapit Field 1848TA , ' slaughter pit ' , v. slege , pytt , probably in allusion to the occurrence of some violent death in this old quarry .