Robin Hood Road (Knaphill, Woking)

From International Robin Hood Bibliography
Coordinate 51.318478, -0.601667
Adm. div. Surrey
Vicinity Knaphill, Woking
Type Thoroughfare
Interest Robin Hood name
Status Extant
First Record c. 1900
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Robin Hood Road.
Robin Hood Road / Google Earth Street View.

By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2013-08-17. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2021-01-07.

Robin Hood Road between Knaphill and St John's, Woking, connects a small cluster of localities with Robin Hood-related names, for which see Knaphill place-name cluster.

The earliest dated reference I have found for this road name is a 25" O.S. map of the area published in 1936 and based on surveying done in 1934. (see Maps below). However, there is no doubt that the postcard shown in the gallery below dates from a time much closer to 1900.



Road shown, not labelled, unless otherwise stated.


Also see