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Robin Hood (Distington)

Coordinate 54.584665, -3.549601
Adm. div. Cumberland
Vicinity c. 1.8 km SSW of Distington
Type Public house
Interest Robin Hood name
Status Defunct
First Record 1839
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The former Robin Hood.
Former Robin Hood / Google Earth Street View.

By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2017-02-23. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2019-04-05.

The Robin Hood, a.k.a. the Robin Hood Inn, c. 1.8 km SSW of Distington, is indicated on a map in an 1839 book on the Lake District.[1] It was in existence at least as late as 1947.[2] In 1901 it was run by a William Crone.[3] While the former pub now seems to be a family home (see Google Earth Street View photo below), it is (also) listed as a small business under the name of Robin Hood Cottage.[4]





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