The Haunts of Robin Hood (5)


Robin Hood's Park (Map ref sheet 99 260690?) is four miles southwest of Ripon

Robin Hood's Well (Map ref sheet 98 979657) one and a half miles north of Threshfield in Yorkshire.

Robin Hood's Well (Map ref sheet 98 869786) is one and a half miles from Halton Gill near to Pen-y-ghent.

Robin Hood's Well (Map ref SK39NW 334965) five miles north-west of Sheffield is found in Low Hall Wood north-east of Ecclesfield.

Robin Hood's Well (Map ref sheet 104 101370) two miles west of Haworth is close to the village of Stanbury.

Three Nuns Inn (Map ref SE12SE 181212) close to the boundaries of the Kirklees Estate on the site of former hostelry run by three nuns from the Kirklees Priory following the Dissolution of the Monastries in 1539. Situated half a mile from Robin Hood's Cottage and Robin Hood's Grave.

The Three Nuns

  1. Cecelia Topcliffe

  2. Katherine Grice

  3. Joan Laverthorpe

The last nuns of Kirklees 1539.

Katherine Grice was reputed to have comitted suicide in the nun brook after being abandoned by the father of her child, one of Henry VIII's men.

Robin Hood's Grave and Gravestone (Map ref SE12SE 174215) are to be found in the grounds of the Kirklees Estate. The estate is located four miles north-east of Huddersfield, off the M62 at junction 25 and towards Huddersfield on the A644. The Three Nuns Inn and The Cornmill being the most obvious and prominent landmarks.

Click below for a map of the Kirklees Estate area

Kirklees Map

Click below for a guide map to Robin Hood's Grave

Gravesite Map

Kirklees Priory Gatehouse