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Robin Friend (Sheringham)

Locality
Coordinates 52.947777777778, 1.1916666666667
Adm. div. Norfolk
Vicinity On the beach immediately north of the golf course in Sheringham
Type Natural feature
Interest Local tradition
Status Extant
First Record 1886
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Robin Friend.
Robin Friend is most clearly seen from a distance / Photo Hugh Venables, under Creative Commons Licence.
Looking west toward Robin Friend. The flat darkish formation does not rise much above the exposed seabed / Photo by Evelyn Simak, under Creative Commons Licence.

By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2017-05-10. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2017-09-01.

'Robin Friend' is the name of an extensive exposed layer of chalk on the foreshore just north of the golf course in Sheringham and northwest of the lifeboat station, "a resistant shoal which is exposed at low spring tides". On the coast near Robin Friend rare flint ammonites can sometimes be found.[1] Dobson & Taylor note that Robin Friend appears to have been associated with the Robin Hood tradition.[2]

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