Robin Hood's Stone At Holden Park, Keighley (045465)
Robin Hood's Stone is to be found 950 feet above sea
level in Holden Park, 4 miles south east of Skipton. Holden Park was an ancient
deer forest through which the Airedale trunk road is cut. It is mentioned by
Haliwell Sutcliffe in his book By Moor and Fell in West Yorkshire in which he
also tells of three wells near Ponden Kirk. The wells are now buried under shale
but bore the names Robin Hood, Little John and Will Scarlet, though no-one knows
why this is so.
was later broken up by road menders.