SK5361 : Leeming Street Vicinity, Mansfield, Notts

taken 5 months ago, near to Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, Great Britain

Leeming Street Vicinity, Mansfield, Notts.
Leeming Street Vicinity, Mansfield, Notts.
This, the former home of the Mansfield Bowling Club is situated behind "The Bowl in Hand" pub in Leeming Street. The traffic in the background is on the A6009. In the 1990s a multi-storey car park was built overlooking this green (behind the photographer's left shoulder) and as a result of the loss of the peaceful position of their existing ground the club committee began looking for a new home. An agreement was finally reached to sell this site to the Queen Elizabeth (School) Trust in order to develop some new facilities on land adjoining the school and owned by the Trust. As a result, their new premises were opened in 2009 with a new pavilion and green. The bowling club was then relaunched on its new purpose-built site, free from the impact of the multi-storey car park and nearby pubs and fast food outlets that were surrounding the club's historic green. The former site now appears unused.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 7 January, 2017   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 7 January, 2017
Geographical Context
Sport, Leisure  Housing, Dwellings  City, Town centre  Derelict, Disused 
Primary Subject of Photo
Bowling Green 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 5393 6131 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:8.7727N 1:11.7086W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 5394 6130
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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