Robin Hood's Stone (Grassholme)

From International Robin Hood Bibliography
Coordinate 54.5933, -2.134
Adm. div. North Riding of Yorkshire
Vicinity 1.7 km WNW of Grassholme
Type Natural feature
Interest Robin Hood name
Status Defunct?
First Record 1856
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Robin Hood's Stone.
The indistinct blob sitting at the near edge of the brown field, slightly above and to the right of the centre point of the photo, is Robin Hood's Stone / Google Earth Street View.

By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2016-05-21. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2021-01-06.

On the 6" O.S. map of the Hunderthwaite–Lunedale–Mickleton area surveyed 1854 and published 1856, Robin Hood's Stone is indicated by the side of a road c. 1.7 km WNW of Grassholme, which now belongs to county Durham but was formerly part of the North Riding of Yorkshire.[1] The name of the stone is omitted on the 6" map of the Lunedale area published 1895 (surveyed 1891-92) but is found on the 1920 map of the area (surveyed 1912-13).[2] This stone appears to have escaped the notice of Dobson & Taylor[3] and all other Robin Hood researchers. A Google search done in May 2016 yielded no results.




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