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Robin Hood and Little John (Hatfield Woodhouse)

Locality
Coordinates 53.571111111111, -0.975
Adm. div. West Riding of Yorkshire
Vicinity Main Street, Hatfield Woodhouse
Type Public house
Interest Robin Hood name
Status Defunct
First Record 1853
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Site of the Robin Hood.
Robin Hood and Little John on Main Street in Hatfield Woodhouse, 10 April 2007. By November 2009 the pub had closed / Bill Henderson via Geograph, under Creative Commons Licence.

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

The earliest record I have found of the Robin Hood pub in Hatfield Woodhouse is a 6" O.S. map of the area published in 1853, based on surveying done in 1849-53 (see Maps section below). According to a newspaper article published in October 2009, the pub had then remained empty for several years. After Hatfield Woodhouse residents campaigned to save the pub, major renovations were announced by its manager Andrew Hempsall in April 2009. "The new Robin Hood was set to contain a bar, community area and dining room", but on 14 October 2009 the pub was severely damaged in a fire. An arson probe was underway as of that date.[1]

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