Robin Hood Road (Brentwood)

From International Robin Hood Bibliography
Coordinate 51.6282, 0.2953
Adm. div. Essex
Vicinity Connecting Ongar Road, to the north, and Doddinghurst Road, to the south
Type Thoroughfare
Interest Robin Hood name
Status Extant
First Record
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Robin Hood Road, north of Brentwood in Essex.
Robin Hood Road is presumably named after the Robin Hood public house, which is now the Robin / Google Earth Street View.

By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2016-06-26. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2021-01-06.

Very likely Robin Hood Road just north of Brentwood, Essex, takes its name from the Robin Hood pub which was located at its northern end. The pub is still there but has been renamed the Robin. Robin Hood Road, about 200 m long and roughly the shape of an ice hockey stick, connects Ongar Road and Doddinghurst Road. It is not found on any of the 6" O.S. maps of the area available online at NLS; no doubt it was constructed sometime in the 20th century. The coordinates cited above are for the NW end of the road, those for the SE being something like 51.6276, 0.2989.


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