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1824 - Holland, John - Picture of Sheffield

Allusion
Date 1824
Author Holland, John
Title Picture of Sheffield
Mentions Robin Hood; Robin Hood's House [Loxley, Sheffield]; Robin Hood's Well [Little Matlock]

By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2014-07-17. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2018-07-28.

Allusion

In the grounds of a most beautiful spot, about four miles from Sheffield, called Little Matlock, (after the famed Matlock in Derbyshire, which it much resembles) is a well which has been named Robin Hood's well from time out of mind, and the ruins of a house are also to be seen, in which it is said that famous marauder first drew his breath. Little Matlock is well worth visiting. There is a house of refreshment at which tea parties may be accommodated. [1]

IRHB comments

See comments on the pages relating to the place-names mentioned in this passage (links in Cross-references section below).

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Editions

[Holland, John]. The Picture of Sheffield; or an Historical and Descriptive View of the Town of Sheffield, in the County of York (Sheffield, 1824); see p. 13.

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