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Robin Hood (Hythe Bridge Street, Oxford)

Locality
Coordinate 51.753392, -1.265655
Adm. div. Oxfordshire
Vicinity Hythe Bridge Street (formerly Rewley Lane), Oxford
Type Public house
Interest Robin Hood name
Status Defunct
First Record 1830
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Hyth Bridge Street (formerly Rewley Lane), where the Robin Hood was located.
Hythe Bridge Street (formerly Rewley Lane), Oxford, where the Robin Hood was located / Photo: Google Earth.

By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2013-06-19. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2019-04-21.

An 1830 trade directory lists this as a tavern or public house in "Ruly lane", i.e. Rewley Lane, the proprietor an Elizabeth Bossom. An 1846 trade directory has the pub at Hythe Bridge Street.[1] The pub had not moved. Sometime between 1830 and 1846 Rewley Lane was renamed Hythe Bridge Street.[2]

UK Pub History lists information on publicans etc. for the years 1863 to 1903, [3] which can be supplemented by the Oxford History site[4] and Slater's Directory for 1850.[5] UK Pub History has the pub at 1 Rewley Road, but unless it moved there at some point, this is not correct.[6]

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Maps

Maps of Oxford, focused on Holywell. The Robin Hood is not indicated.

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