Robin Hood (Swinton)

From International Robin Hood Bibliography
Coordinate 53.525817, -2.337158
Adm. div. Lancashire
Vicinity 180 Manchester Road, Swinton, Manchester
Type Public house
Interest Robin Hood name
Status Extant
First Record 1850
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The Robin Hood.

By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2013-08-07. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2021-01-07.

A pub on 180 Manchester Road in Swinton, just south of Clifton, is named the Robin Hood.

The pub is included on a 6" O.S. map of the area published in 1850, based of a survey carried out 1844-46 (see Maps below). Dating from the 1930s, the present building was built on a bowling green that had belonged to the old pub. The pub's history went much further back, however, for already in 1739 a local Robin Hood Farm was operating an ale house, believed to have been the first in Clifton. In 1840 a new pub had been built and a brewhouse added. Clifton's bowling, football, and fishing clubs all used the pub as their headquarters.[1] In 1900, "the annual show of the Clifton Gooseberry and Horticultural Society was held at the Robin Hood Hotel, Clifton".[2]





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