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Part/component area of: Mote Park


Brief description of site

A cricket ground dating from the mid-19th century which features a two-tier pavilion added in the early 20th century. The ground is still used for county cricket.

Brief history of site

The ground was opened in 1857 for use by Kent County Cricket Club.

Location information:

Local Authorities:

Kent; Maidstone

Historical County: Kent

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 188 Grid Ref: TQ778546
Latitude: 51.2628 Longitude: 0.547008

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Key information:

Form of site: park

Purpose of site: sports site

Site first created: 1857

Main period of development: 19th century

Survival: Extant


External web site link:


Site timeline

1909 to 1910: The cricket pavilion is constructed.

1995: In 1995 Mark Ealham playing for Kent made the fastest 100 runs in the history of 40 overs cricket.




Organisations associated with this site

Kent Gardens Trust


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