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Robin Hood Court (St Clement Danes)

Locality
Coordinates Near 51.513611111111, -0.11333333333333
Adm. div. Middlesex, now Greater London
Vicinity Southern end of the Royal Courts of Justice
Type Area
Interest Robin Hood name
Status Defunct
First Record 1810
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Robin Hood Court (St Clement Danes).
The Robin Hood Court was probably located somewhere within the area now occupied by the Royal Courts of Justice / Google Earth Street View.
Robin Hood Court was probably the area indicated by the red arrow / Adapted from Richard Horwood's Plan of the Cities of London and Westminster (1792-99) at Romantic London.

By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2018-06-23. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2018-07-16.

Robin Hood Court was located a little north-east of the church of St Clement Danes in an area now occupied by the Royal Courts of Justice. It is noted in mid-18th to early 19th century topographical reference works on London.

Robin Hood Court is included in a list of localities in the Compleat Compting House Companion (1763).[1] Lockie in his Topography of London (editions of 1810 and 1813) notes a ""Robinhood-Court, Newcastle-Court, Strand,—the first on the L., a few yards from Picket-st. or the Strand, near Temple-bar" (see Gazetteers below). "Picket Street" was then the name of the Strand on the north side of the church of St Clement Danes.[2] Based on Lockie's directions I believe the yard indicated on the detail of Horwood's map below is likely to be the one he referred to.

There was another Robin Hood Court on the north side of the Strand, for this see Robin Hood Court (St Martin-in-the-Fields).

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