Forest New Ground

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The Forest New Ground at Nottingham was a first-class cricket venue used by Nottingham Cricket Club in the late 18th and early 19th centuries.[1]

Forest New Ground incorporated the old Forest Racecourse[2] and in some sources the cricket venue is referred to as Forest Racecourse or else as "Forest Ground".

First recorded in 1771 for the Nottingham v Sheffield match, the Forest ground was used for cricket until 1979,[3] although it was superseded for first-class matches by Trent Bridge from 1840.
It is owned by Nottinghamshire City Council and is used for Football and the Annual Goose Fair.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ CricketArchive – overview. Retrieved on 18 July 2009.
  2. ^ Forest Recreation Ground. Retrieved on 18 July 2009.
  3. ^ Cricket Grounds of Nottinghamshire P.Wynne-Thomas ACS 1984 p.5
  4. ^ Cricket Grounds of Nottinghamshire P.Wynne-Thomas ACS 1984 p.5

Coordinates: 52°57′58″N 1°09′40″W / 52.966°N 1.161°W / 52.966; -1.161