Sherwood Street (Reading)

From International Robin Hood Bibliography
Coordinate 51.459293, -1.002943
Adm. div. Berkshire
Vicinity c. 80 m N of and parallel with Oxford Street in Reading
Type Thoroughfare
Interest Miscellaneous
Status Extant
First Record 1900
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The northern part of the now bi-, tri or more-sected Little John's Lane in Reading.
Looking west on Sherwood Street / Google Earth Street View.

By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2017-11-17. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2021-01-06.

Sherwood Street in Reading most likely owes its name to the presence in the neighbourhood of several localities named after Little John. The map evidence (see Maps section below) indicates that the street came into being probably after 1883 and certainly after 1877.




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