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Tennis

Northumberland County Tennis Ground

54.995958, -1.603333

Jesmond, Newcastle

Opened:

20th c

Closed:

Open

Condition:

Home Teams/Clubs:

Last Updated:

20 Jun 2022

Northumberland Tennis

HER Description

Shown on OS second (1898), third and fourth (1940) editions as cricket ground. OS fifth edition (1960) shows the site as tennis ground. It is still the Northumberland County Tennis Ground today. It has an interesting high stone wall as its boundary with the road. There are two pavilions of 1930s date. A highly-praised indoor court building was built in the 1990s. There is a landscaped mound between the indoor court and the houses on Bemersyde Drive.

Ordnance Survey

Ordnance Survey, 1968

'Sketches of The Coal Mines in Northumberland and Durham' T.H.Hair, published in 1844

The Northumberland Club, present day. Source: Geograph Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-SA 2.0)

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'Sketches of The Coal Mines in Northumberland and Durham' T.H.Hair, published in 1844

Historic Environment Records

Durham/Northumberland: Keys to the Past

Tyne and Wear: Sitelines

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