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Football

Demesnes, Football Ground

54.538676, -1.918861

Barnard Castle

Opened:

1870s

Closed:

Unknown

Reclaimed

Condition:

Home Teams/Clubs:

Last Updated:

1 Aug 2022

Barnard Castle FC

HER Description

NEHL - Newspaper archives show the Demesne fields were used for football fixtures in the 1870s. Barnard Castle FC played most commonly here as well as the students of Gainford Academy. A particular match between these two teams occurred in December 1873, featuring a significant crowd, where Barnard Castle FC beat Gainsford Academy 1-0.

Ordnance Survey

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

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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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