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Cricket

Grange Road, Cricket Ground

54.914351, -1.447480

Castletown, Sunderland

Opened:

1910s

Closed:

Open

Condition:

Home Teams/Clubs:

Last Updated:

11 Jul 2022

Hylton Colliery Cricket Club

HER Description

NEHL - A cricket ground has existed on this site since the 1910s, when workers at Hylton Colliery established their own team. Hylton CCC are still playing at the same ground. The cricket ground, which pre-dates the adjacent football ground, can be seen on 1947 aerial photos.

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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