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Mantelpiece (Thoresby Hall)

Locality
Coordinates 53.233596, -1.045206
Adm. div. Nottinghamshire
Vicinity In Thoresby Hall, Perlethorpe
Type Artifact
Interest Artifacts
Status Extant
First Record 1864-75
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Thoresby Hall.

By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2017-05-01. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2018-07-16.

Thoresby Hall, which was rebuilt in the period 1864-75, has a wooden mantelpiece in the library with carvings of a scene from Sherwood Forest, dominated by the Major Oak, and with statues of Robin Hood and Little John on either side of the fireplace.

Gazetteers

Dobson, R.B., ed.; Taylor, J., ed. Rymes of Robyn Hood: an Introduction to the English Outlaw (London, 1976), p. 303.

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