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Robin Hood's Larder was a large oak tree in an area of Sherwood Foest called Birklands, near the village of Edwinstowe. Robin Hood and his men were said to have hung venison from wooden hooks on this tree, whence also its alternative names of The Shambles and Shambles Oak.<ref>{{:Dobson, Richard Barrie 1976a}}, pp. 302-303, ''s.n.'' 'Robin Hood's Larder'. {{:Brentnall, Margaret 1963a}}, see p. 17. [http://maps.nls.uk/view/101602506#zoom=5&lat=1904&lon=3046&layers=BT O.S. 6" Nottinghamshire XVIII.SE (1884; surveyed 1883-1884)].</ref> Robin Hood's Larder stood about 1 km to the west of the [[Major Oak (Sherwood Forest)|Major Oak]], another ancient oak, still standing, that has been connected with the outlaw. So far the earliest source I have found for the place-name is the 6" O.S. map of the area published in 1884 (see Maps section below).<!--== Allusions ==
 
Robin Hood's Larder was a large oak tree in an area of Sherwood Foest called Birklands, near the village of Edwinstowe. Robin Hood and his men were said to have hung venison from wooden hooks on this tree, whence also its alternative names of The Shambles and Shambles Oak.<ref>{{:Dobson, Richard Barrie 1976a}}, pp. 302-303, ''s.n.'' 'Robin Hood's Larder'. {{:Brentnall, Margaret 1963a}}, see p. 17. [http://maps.nls.uk/view/101602506#zoom=5&lat=1904&lon=3046&layers=BT O.S. 6" Nottinghamshire XVIII.SE (1884; surveyed 1883-1884)].</ref> Robin Hood's Larder stood about 1 km to the west of the [[Major Oak (Sherwood Forest)|Major Oak]], another ancient oak, still standing, that has been connected with the outlaw. So far the earliest source I have found for the place-name is the 6" O.S. map of the area published in 1884 (see Maps section below).<!--== Allusions ==
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* {{:Nottingham Wayfarers' Rambling Club 1994a}}, pp. 66-67, 69 (map), 95.
 
* {{:Nottingham Wayfarers' Rambling Club 1994a}}, pp. 66-67, 69 (map), 95.
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Latest revision as of 16:59, 22 March 2021

Locality
Coordinate 53.200195, -1.106614
Adm. div. Nottinghamshire
Vicinity In Sherwood Forest, c. 2.5 km WNW of Edwinstowe
Type Natural feature
Interest Robin Hood name
Status Defunct
First Record 1884
A.k.a. Shambles; Shambles Oak
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Robin Hood's Larder. It collapsed in the late 1950's.
Anonymous. Robin Hood's Larder, Sherwood Forest. [s.l.]: [s.n.], [s.d.]. Photo­graphic post­card (col.) 137 x 87 mm. / HTN collection.

By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2016-05-18. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2021-03-22.

Robin Hood's Larder was a large oak tree in an area of Sherwood Foest called Birklands, near the village of Edwinstowe. Robin Hood and his men were said to have hung venison from wooden hooks on this tree, whence also its alternative names of The Shambles and Shambles Oak.[1] Robin Hood's Larder stood about 1 km to the west of the Major Oak, another ancient oak, still standing, that has been connected with the outlaw. So far the earliest source I have found for the place-name is the 6" O.S. map of the area published in 1884 (see Maps section below).

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