Robin Hood Road (Kirkby in Ashfield)

From International Robin Hood Bibliography
Coordinate 53.080244, -1.240513
Adm. div. Nottinghamshire
Vicinity S from Seagrave Avenue in Annesley; 2.3 km SSE of central Kirkby in Ashfield
Type Thoroughfare
Interest Robin Hood name
Status Extant
First Record
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Site of the Robin Hood.
Robin Hood Road on a gray day / Google Earth Street View).

By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2016-10-05. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2021-02-13.

Robin Hood Road in Annesley, 2.3 km SSE of central Kirkby in Ashfield, not found on O.S. maps dating from the late 19th to early 20th century, almost certainly dates from sometime after 1938. No doubt the name was suggested by the presence of several other Robin Hood-related names in the vicinity: the Robin Hood public house, Robin Hood's Hills, Robin Hood's Cave, Robin Hood's Chair.



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