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Newstead Forest, Robin Hood's Chair

Newstead Forest, Robin Hood's Chair

Artist: Grimm, Samuel Hieronymus

Medium: Ink on paper

Date: 1773

Shelfmark: Additional MS 15544

Item number: f.109

Genre: Manuscript

An outline view in ink of the rocks called "Robin Hood's Chair" in Newstead Forest, near Newstead Abbey. Legend goes that Robin Hood and his men would sit here viewing the road below, looking out to unburden wealthy travellers of their money!

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