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Robin Hood Quarry (Robin Hood, Wakefield)

Coordinate 53.7391, -1.5074
Adm. div. West Riding of Yorkshire
Vicinity Leeds Road, Wakefield
Type Establishment
Interest Robin Hood name
Status Extant
First Record 1854
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Robin Hood Primary School.
In here once was Robin Hood Quarry / Google Earth Street View.

By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2013-08-07. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2019-04-05.

Robin Hood Quarry was a sandstone quarry in the village of Robin Hood (Wakefield). The first record I have found of this place-name so far is the 6" O.S. map of the area published in 1854. The quarry is indicated, but without name, on subsequent revisions of the map published from then until 1931, when the area was used for allotment gardens (see Maps section below).


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