Robin Hood Field (Sellack)
|Vicinity||In Strangford; east of the former Gloucester to Hereford line; near Backney|
|Interest||Robin Hood name|
By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2018-02-13. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2021-02-12.
'Robin Hood Field' is or was the name of a close east of the former Gloucester to Hereford line, in Strangford, Sellack. It is recorded in the MS tithe award for Sellack, prepared 1839-40 (see MS sources section below).
- Not included in Dobson, R. B., ed.; Taylor, J., ed. Rymes of Robyn Hood: an Introduction to the English Outlaw (London, 1976), pp. 293-311.
- Tithe award, plot No. 68 (The Genealogist: Piece 14, Sub-Piece 188, Image 010) (£). Date 1840.
- Tithe map (The Genealogist: Piece 14, Sub-Piece 188, Sub-Image 001) (£). Map, dated 1839.
- 25" O.S. map Herefordshire XLVI.11 (1888; surveyed 1887)
- 25" O.S. map Herefordshire XLVI.11 (1904; rev. 1903)
- 25" O.S. map Herefordshire XLVI.11 (1904; rev. 1903) (georeferenced)
- 6" O.S. map Herefordshire XLVI.SE (1887; surveyed 1887)
- 6" O.S. map Herefordshire XLVI.SE (1905; rev. 1903)
- 6" O.S. map Herefordshire XLVI.SE (1905; rev. 1903) (georeferenced)
- O.S. map Herefordshire XLVI.SE (1953; rev. 1943-48)
- 1:1 million-1:10K O.S. SO 582280 (1900s) (georeferenced).
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Sidonia bridge over former Gloucester to Hereford line (cutting filled in). second green close beyond far end of bridge is Robin Hood Field / John Winter, 21 Jun. 2014, Creative Commons, via Geograph.