Robin Hood Bridge (Rotherham)

From International Robin Hood Bibliography
Coordinate 53.4351, -1.3683
Adm. div. West Riding of Yorkshire
Vicinity In Rotherham, connects Rodger Street and Tenter Street
Type Thoroughfare
Interest Robin Hood name
Status Extant
First Record 1854
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Robin Hood Bridge.
Robin Hood Bridge from the west / Google Earth Street View.
Looking NNE from Robin Hood Bridge / Google Earth Street View.

By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2017-01-07. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2021-01-06.

Robin Hood Bridge takes Rodger Street over the railway tracks to meet Tenter Street in Rotherham. The earliest record I have found of it is the 6" O.S. map of the area published in 1854, based on surveying carried out 1850-51.[1] The line, then called the North Midland Railway[2] opened in 1840, so the bridge cannot very well be much older than that. Formerly there was a public house named Robin Hood on the north side of Rodger Steert, c. 50 m west of the bridge.




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