Robin Hood's Acre (Nottingham)

From International Robin Hood Bibliography
Coordinate 52.973, -1.1245
Adm. div. Nottinghamshire
Vicinity In Nottingham; near St Ann's Well
Type Area
Interest Robin Hood name
Status Defunct
First Record 1624-25
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The exact location of Robin Hood's Close is not known, but it was near St Ann's Well, formerly known as Robin Hood's Well. I have put the Close close to the Well.

By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2016-10-15. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2021-01-06.

Robin Hood's Acre, mentioned in the Nottingham civic records for 1624/25 (see record cited below), was probably located near Robin Hood's Well.[1]

I do not know where the Acre was located; the coordinates cited above put it quite close to Robin Hood's Well, but the exact spot I have chosen has nothing specific to recommend it. It is just that coordinates must be provided for this place-name to be indicated on the Google maps on the overview pages for Nottinghamhire and England.


1624 - Robin Hood's Acre (Nottingham)

Robin Hood's Acre, A.D. 1624-5; [...] Probably near Robin Hood or S. Ann's Well.[2]


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