United Services Recreation Ground :: Shared Description

The United Services Recreation Ground is a sports ground situated in Burnaby Road, Portsmouth. The ground is also bordered to the north by Park Road, along which the railway line to Portsmouth Harbour and Gunwharf Quays overlooks the ground, and to the east by Anglesea Road. The southern end of the ground is dominated by the Officer's Club building, which overlooks the ground. The ground is owned by The Crown. A multitude of sports have been played at the ground, including cricket, rugby and hockey. The ground was used by Hampshire County Cricket Club from 1882 to 2000, serving as one of three home grounds used during this period, alongside the County Ground, Southampton, and Dean Park, Bournemouth. United Services Portsmouth Cricket Club currently play at the ground. The ground is used in its dual capacity as a rugby venue by United Services Portsmouth Rugby Football Club, who have played there since 1882. The end names are the Railway End to the north and the Officer's Club End to the south.
by N Chadwick
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SU6300 : Stand, United Services Recreation Ground by N Chadwick
SZ6399 : University of Portsmouth - Department of Sport and Exercise Science by N Chadwick
SU6300 : United Services Recreation Ground by N Chadwick


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Created: Fri, 3 Apr 2015, Updated: Fri, 3 Apr 2015

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