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Little Musgrave Folk Pubs in England (69* d) RE: Folk Pubs in England 27 Nov 05

you wanted to find Robin Hood's grave in Kirklees. To narrow down your search, you need to be just outside of Huddersfield, West Yorks in an area called Cooper Bridge. The road you want is th A62 to Leeds. At Cooper Bridge roundabout look out for the Dmb Steeple (a 10-12 ft column with a sphere on top!) This has connections to local Luddite folklore, as it is in the field beyond that many Luddites met prior to attacking the mill at nearby Robertown, which led to a pitched battle between Luddites and local militia armed with muskets. Follow the sins towards Leeds, and immediately on youe left is a pub called the 'Three Nuns', which refers to the abbey at Kirklees. Behind the pub is a field, and at the edge of the field, just in the treeline is Robin Hood's grave. It is marked on Ordinance Survey maps for the area, but is on private property, so you will need to seek permission beforehand, of (as I did) take your life in your hands and tresspass. Good luck in your search.

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