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Sherwood Street (Warsop)

Locality
Coordinates 53.198611111111, -1.1472222222222
Adm. div. Nottinghamshire
Vicinity S from Church Street to become Forest Road immediately SE of Warsop
Type Thoroughfare
Interest Miscellaneous
Status Extant
First Record 1884
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Sherwood Street,
Sherwood Street. / Google Earth Street View.

By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2018-05-20. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2018-07-16.

Sherwood Street runs south from Church Street in Warsop. Part of it was formely named Butt Lane. Since the street owes its name to the fact that it leads to one of the remaining areas of Sherwood Forest, its name cannot in itself be said to be Robin Hood-related. Its relevance in this connection lies instead in its likely having provided the inspiration for several Robin Hood-themed street names in the vicinity. The earliest reference I have is a 6" O.S. map of the area published in 1884, but the street name may well be older.

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