Robin Hood (Brighouse)
|Adm. div.||West Riding of Yorkshire|
|Vicinity||16 Wakefield Road, Brighouse|
|Interest||Robin Hood name|
By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2013-08-07. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2021-01-05.
J. Horsfall Turner in 1893 mentioned a public house near Little John Mill and Robin Hood Mill "where 'If Robin Hood be not at home, | Come take a glass (gingerbeer) with Little John.'" These lines may well have referred to the pub at No. 16.
- Not included in Dobson, R. B., ed.; Taylor, J., ed. Rymes of Robyn Hood: an Introduction to the English Outlaw (London, 1976), pp. 293-311.
- Turner, J. Horsfall. The History of Brighouse, Rastrick, and Hipperholme; with Manorial Notes on Coley, Lightcliffe, Northowram, Shelf, Fixby, Clifton and Kirklees (Bingley, Yorkshire, 1893), p. 203.