Sherwood Street (Warsop)

From International Robin Hood Bibliography
Coordinate 53.198532, -1.147155
Adm. div. Nottinghamshire
Vicinity S from Church Street to become Forest Road immediately SE of Warsop
Type Thoroughfare
Interest Miscellaneous
Status Extant
First Record
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Sherwood Street,
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By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2018-05-20. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2018-05-20.

Sherwood Street runs south from Church Street in Warsop. Formely named Butt Lane, it is one of several streets in Warsop to have had its name changed during the 20th century. 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.


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