TF1288 : Market Rasen - the racecourse

taken 5 years ago, near to Market Rasen, Lincolnshire, Great Britain

Market Rasen - the racecourse
Market Rasen - the racecourse
From 1828 until 1924 racing had been run on various sites on the outskirts of the town. Feast Week racing was held in autumn from 1828-1887 and with the advent of Steeplechasing in the middle of the nineteenth century a second fixture was added to the calendar, this race meeting was held in spring from 1871 until today. Market Rasen Racecourse found a permanent home on Willingham Road in 1924. (Source: The Jockey Club)
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Date Taken
Saturday, 18 April, 2015   (more nearby)
Sunday, 19 April, 2015
Geographical Context
Sport, Leisure 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 1228 8842 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:22.8424N 0:18.8097W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 1238 8870
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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