Castleton Cricket Club Ground

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Castleton Cricket Club Ground
Ground information
LocationCastleton, Rochdale, Lancashire
Coordinates53°36′39″N 2°10′11″W / 53.6107°N 2.1696°W / 53.6107; -2.1696
Establishment1872 (first recorded match)
Team information
Lancashire (1876)
As of 5 September 2010
Source: profile

Castleton Cricket Club Ground was a cricket ground in Rochdale, Lancashire, England. The first recorded match on the ground was in 1872, when Castleton played a team called An Eleven.[1]

In 1876, the ground held its only first-class match when Lancashire played Kent.[2]

The final recorded match on the ground came in 1891 when Castleton played Burnley. The ground was later required for building and built over. The ground was located to the south Sparth Bottoms Road, an area which is today covered by industrial units following the closure of the ground in 1965.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Other matches played on Castleton Cricket Club Ground
  2. ^ First-Class Matches played on Castleton Cricket Club Ground
  3. ^ Arnot, Chris. "Britain's lost cricket grounds". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 26 January 2013.

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Coordinates: 53°36′39″N 2°10′11″W / 53.6107°N 2.1696°W / 53.6107; -2.1696