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Robinhood End (Finchingfield)

Locality
Coordinates 52.000487, 0.487057
Adm. div. Essex
Vicinity 4.36 km NNE of Finchingfield
Type Settlement
Interest Robin Hood name
Status Extant
First Record 1699
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Robin Hood End.
Downtown Robinhood End / Google Earth Street View.
Detail from Chapman and André's Map of Essex (1777). To the left, Robinhood End Farm ('Robin Hoods Farm') and Robin Hood End / From superb scan of entire map by Biblioteca Virtual del Patrimoni Bibliogràfico) (click picture to enlarge.)

By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2016-06-25. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2018-07-16.

Robinhood End is a hamlet located 4.36 km NNE of Finchingfield. The place-name is first recorded, as "Robyne Hoods End", in a deed dated 1699.[1] It is indicated on John Chapman and Peter André's 1777 map of Essex (see Maps section and illustration below) as 'Robin Hoods end'. About 600 m. NNE of the hamlet is Robinhood End Farm.

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Notes

  1. Reaney, P.H. The Place-Names of Essex (English Place-Name Society, vol. XII) (Cambridge, 1969), p. 428. The deed was unpublished and in a private collection as of 1969, cf. ibid., p. xli.

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