Statues - Hither & Thither

Great Britain
Edwinstowe
Nottinghamshire

East Midlands

High Street

Robin Hood and Maid Marian

Archer and outlaw, a hero in English folklore
(Wikipedia)
Neale Andrew
1998

Edwinstowe /  Robin Hood and Maid Marian   Edwinstowe /  Robin Hood and Maid Marian

Description

Bronze statue of Robin Hood proposing to Maid Marian.

Edwinstowe / Robin Hood and Maid Marian Edwinstowe / Robin Hood and Maid Marian Edwinstowe / Robin Hood and Maid Marian

Inscription(s)

robin hood
& maid marian

by neale andrew, a.r.b.s.

Unveiled on 23 July 1998
Councillor Chris Winterton
Nottinghamshire County Council

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Annotation

The statue is close to the church where legend says that Robin Hood married Maid Marian. Situated at the heart of Sherwood Forest, less than a mile from the Major Oak -- Robin's reputed hiding place -- it is easy to see how the tale took root in popular imagination.

Sculptor

Tags

  • Country: Great Britain
  • Andrew, Neale
  • Archer
  • Hood, Robin
  • Man and woman
  • Marian, Maid
  • Outlaw
  • Statue (man and woman)
  • Locatie (N 53°11'38" - W 1°3'51")

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