Mantelpiece (Thoresby Hall)
|Vicinity||In Thoresby Hall, Perlethorpe|
By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2017-05-01. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2020-05-17.
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.
- No separate entry in Dobson, R.B., ed.; Taylor, J., ed. Rymes of Robyn Hood: an Introduction to the English Outlaw (London, 1976), but see p. 303 s.n. '(Thoresby)'.
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Thoresby Hall, by E.W. Haslehust / Gilchrist, R. Murray. The Dukeries (London, Glasgow and Bombay, 1913), plate facing p. 42.