Robin Hood Butts (Bentham)

From International Robin Hood Bibliography
Locality
Coordinate 54.11805, -2.509014
Adm. div. West Riding of Yorkshire
Vicinity In township of Bentham
Type Area
Interest Robin Hood name
Status Defunct?
First Record 1738
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The locality named Robin Hood Butts was located somewhere within the township
of Bentham, which includes High Bentham and Low Bentham.

By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2014-09-05. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2021-01-05.

The place-name "Robin Hood Butts" figures in an entry in the parish register of Thornton-in-Lonsdale from 1738. A. H. Smith's lists it as a field-name.[1] I have not been able to locate this field or place on O.S. maps of the area.

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