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Great Britain
Nottingham
Nottingham

East Midlands

Castle Road

Robin Hood and the merry outlaws

archer and outlaw, a hero in English folklore
(Wikipedia)
James Woodford
Morris Singer Co Ltd (London)
1951

Nottingham /  Robin Hood and the merry outlaws   Nottingham /  Robin Hood and the merry outlaws

Description

Three statues and four reliefs. The main statue shows Robin Hood shooting an arrow, the two other statues show:

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Little John, Friar Tuck & Will Stuteley

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Alan-a-Dale & Will Scarlet

The four reliefs depict scenes from the stories of the merry outlaws (from right to left):

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robin hood and little john
fighting on a bridge

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robin hood, maid marian and
friar tuck with hounds,
fighting guy of cisborne's men

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king richard the lionheart
joins the hands of maid
marian and robin hood

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robin hood shooting his
last arrow

Signature

Three plaques and all statues were signed: James Woodford R.A. 1951
and the Robin Hood statue also (not seen): cast by morris singer co ltd london s.w.8

Information Sign

this statue of robin hood
with its complementary
plaques was presented to
the city of nottingham
by
philip e.f. clay esq
to commemorate the visit
of their royal highnesses
the princess elizabeth
and
the duke of edinburgh
on the 28th june 1949
during this city's
quincentenary celebrations

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Archer
  • Hood, Robin
  • Little John
  • Marian, Maid
  • Morris Singer Co Ltd (London)
  • Outlaw
  • Richard I the Lionheart
  • Scarlet, Will
  • Statue
  • Stuteley, Will
  • Tuck, Friar
  • Woodford, James
  • Locatie (N 52°57'2" - W 1°9'12")

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