1889 - Fishwick, Henry - History of Parish of Rochdale (2)
|Title||The History of the Parish of Rochdale in the County of Lancaster|
|Mentions||Robin Hood's Bed on Blackstone Edge|
By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2014-09-19. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2018-07-28.
On the top of Blackstone Edge is a large reservoir for supplying the Rochdale Canal, about half-a-mile south of which is a craggy part of the hill which is known as "Robin Hood's bed."
- Outside scope of Dobson, R.B., ed.; Taylor, J., ed. Rymes of Robyn Hood: an Introduction to the English Outlaw (London, 1976), pp. 315-19.
- Outside scope of Sussex, Lucy, compil. 'References to Robin Hood up to 1600', in: Knight, Stephen. Robin Hood: A Complete Study of the English Outlaw (Oxford, UK; Cambridge, Massachusetts: Blackwell, 1994), pp. 262-88.
- Fishwick, Henry. The History of the Parish of Rochdale in the County of Lancaster (Rochdale; London, 1889); see p. 104.