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[[File:robin-hood-cottage-bassenthwaite-marki-allum-panoramio.jpg|thumb|right|500px|Robin Hood Cottage / [http://www.panoramio.com/photo/52286963 Marki Allum, 2011, Panoramio.]]]
 
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It is possible that the name 'Robin Hood', included on the 6" O.S. map of the area published in 1867 as well as subsequent revisions (see Maps section below), was originally used of the cottage and subsequently came to be applied to the vicinity in which it is located, but it may also have originated as the name for the adjacent [[Robin Hood Farm (Bassenthwaite)|Robin Hood Farm]] or the whole vicinity. The name 'Robin Hood Cottage' seems to have arisen more recently, probably some time in the second half of the 20th century, judging by the look of the sign in the driveway that reads 'Robin Hood House and Cottage' (see the second image in the Image Gallery below). The cottage is sometimes &ndash; incorrectly, I believe &ndash; referred to as 'Robin Hood House'.<ref>[http://www.panoramio.com/photo/52286963 Panoramio: Robin Hood House.]</ref> This was, and possibly still is, the name of [[Robin Hood House (Bassenthwaite)|another building in the vicinity]].
 
It is possible that the name 'Robin Hood', included on the 6" O.S. map of the area published in 1867 as well as subsequent revisions (see Maps section below), was originally used of the cottage and subsequently came to be applied to the vicinity in which it is located, but it may also have originated as the name for the adjacent [[Robin Hood Farm (Bassenthwaite)|Robin Hood Farm]] or the whole vicinity. The name 'Robin Hood Cottage' seems to have arisen more recently, probably some time in the second half of the 20th century, judging by the look of the sign in the driveway that reads 'Robin Hood House and Cottage' (see the second image in the Image Gallery below). The cottage is sometimes &ndash; incorrectly, I believe &ndash; referred to as 'Robin Hood House'.<ref>[http://www.panoramio.com/photo/52286963 Panoramio: Robin Hood House.]</ref> This was, and possibly still is, the name of [[Robin Hood House (Bassenthwaite)|another building in the vicinity]].
  
About 150 m SSE of Robin Hood Cottage is found [[Robin Hood Wood (Bassenthwaite)|Robin Hood Wood]]. For this and other Robin Hood names in the vicinity, see pages linked to at [[Bassenthwaite place-name cluster|Bassenthwaite place-name cluster.]]{{#ask:[[Category:Records ({{#ifeq:{{#pos:{{PAGENAME}}|(|}}||{{PAGENAME}}|{{#sub:{{PAGENAME}}|0| {{#expr:{{#pos:{{PAGENAME}}|(|}}-1}} }},{{#sub:{{PAGENAME}}|{{#expr:{{#pos:{{PAGENAME}}|(|}}-1}}|1}}{{#sub:{{PAGENAME}}|{{#expr:{{#pos:{{PAGENAME}}|(|}}+1}}}}}}]]| format=embedded|embedformat=h3|columns=1|limit=1000|sort=Utitle|intro=<h2>Records</h2>}}{{#ask:[[Category:Allusions ({{#ifeq:{{#pos:{{PAGENAME}}|(|}}||{{PAGENAME}}|{{#sub:{{PAGENAME}}|0| {{#expr:{{#pos:{{PAGENAME}}|(|}}-1}} }},{{#sub:{{PAGENAME}}|{{#expr:{{#pos:{{PAGENAME}}|(|}}-1}}|1}}{{#sub:{{PAGENAME}}|{{#expr:{{#pos:{{PAGENAME}}|(|}}+1}}}}}}]]| format=embedded|embedformat=h3|columns=1|limit=1000|sort=Utitle|intro=<h2>Allusions</h2>}}
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About 150 m SSE of Robin Hood Cottage is found [[Robin Hood Wood (Bassenthwaite)|Robin Hood Wood]]. For this and other Robin Hood names in the vicinity, see pages linked to at [[Bassenthwaite place-name cluster|Bassenthwaite place-name cluster.]]{{PnItemQry}}
  
 
== Gazetteers ==
 
== Gazetteers ==
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* [http://maps.nls.uk/view/101091685#zoom=5&lat=2385&lon=7573&layers=BT 6" O.S. map ''Cumberland'' XLVI.SE (1900; rev. 1898)]
 
* [http://maps.nls.uk/view/101091685#zoom=5&lat=2385&lon=7573&layers=BT 6" O.S. map ''Cumberland'' XLVI.SE (1900; rev. 1898)]
 
* [http://maps.nls.uk/geo/explore/#zoom=17&lat=54.6836&lon=-3.1997&layers=171&b=1 6" O.S. map ''Cumberland'' XLVI.SE (1900; rev. 1898)] (georeferenced)
 
* [http://maps.nls.uk/geo/explore/#zoom=17&lat=54.6836&lon=-3.1997&layers=171&b=1 6" O.S. map ''Cumberland'' XLVI.SE (1900; rev. 1898)] (georeferenced)
* [http://maps.nls.uk/view/101091682#zoom=5&lat=2692&lon=7574&layers=BT 6" O.S. map ''Cumberland'' XLVI.SE (19230; rev. 1926)]
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* [http://maps.nls.uk/view/101091682#zoom=5&lat=2692&lon=7574&layers=BT 6" O.S. map ''Cumberland'' XLVI.SE (19230; rev. 1926).]
  
 
== Background ==
 
== Background ==

Latest revision as of 09:20, 30 May 2019

Locality
Coordinate 54.684308, -3.199705
Adm. div. Cumberland
Vicinity c. 500 m NNW of Bassenthwaite
Type Building
Interest Robin Hood name
Status Extant
First Record
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Robin Hood Cottage.
Robin Hood Cottage / Marki Allum, 2011, Panoramio.

By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2017-08-29. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2019-05-30.

'Robin Hood Cottage' is a holiday home for rent[1] situated in a vicinity known as 'Robin Hood' c. 2 km NE of Bassenthwaite Lake and some 600 m NNW of Bassenthwaite village.

It is possible that the name 'Robin Hood', included on the 6" O.S. map of the area published in 1867 as well as subsequent revisions (see Maps section below), was originally used of the cottage and subsequently came to be applied to the vicinity in which it is located, but it may also have originated as the name for the adjacent Robin Hood Farm or the whole vicinity. The name 'Robin Hood Cottage' seems to have arisen more recently, probably some time in the second half of the 20th century, judging by the look of the sign in the driveway that reads 'Robin Hood House and Cottage' (see the second image in the Image Gallery below). The cottage is sometimes – incorrectly, I believe – referred to as 'Robin Hood House'.[2] This was, and possibly still is, the name of another building in the vicinity.

About 150 m SSE of Robin Hood Cottage is found Robin Hood Wood. For this and other Robin Hood names in the vicinity, see pages linked to at Bassenthwaite place-name cluster.

Gazetteers

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Vicinity, cottage or farm labelled 'Robin Hood'.

Background

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Notes

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