NZ2842 : Rugby match, Durham, 1968

taken 51 years ago, near to Durham, County Durham, Great Britain

Rugby match, Durham, 1968
Rugby match, Durham, 1968
A gloomy day on the rugby pitch. The further posts are in NZ2841; the River Wear is just behind the trees beyond. On the left of the pitch, serving as a grandstand, is the embankment of the former North Eastern Railway from Elvet station which after entering the trees, crossed the river; the line closed in 1954.

The camera position is now occupied by Parsons Field Court, university student accommodation. However, the rugby pitch, down on the flood plain, remains.
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NZ2842, 134 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
November 1968   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 12 February, 2013
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Sport, Leisure  Suburb, Urban fringe  Railways 
Former (from Tags)
Railway Embankment 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2832 4201 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:46.3330N 1:33.6784W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2815 4206
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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Rugby Pitch  Dismantled Railway Line  Valley  Trees  Crowds  Monochrome 

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