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Peterborough Town CC, Crawthorne Road

Two images showing the old Peterborough Town cricket ground off Crawthorne Road where they played up to 1970 when they moved to their current base at Bretton Gate.

The top image dates to 1963 and the lower one to 1972 which suggests the team in that one is not Peterborough Town.

Crawthorne Road

An early undated image showing Crawthorne Road just down from what is now the Conservative Club and with the old Crawthorne Road Laundry building in the distance and on the site of what is now the Cathedral Green flats.

House Auction Document (1928)

A 1928 document featuring an auction of houses at Victoria Terrace, Crawthorne Road (top) and Salisbury Terrace, Monument Street (bottom).

The auction took place at the Angel Hotel on Narrow Street.

Peterborough Athletics Club (1901)

Peterborough Athletic Club pictured in 1901 at the Sports Ground off Crawthorne Road.

Noseband – Arthur Clarke, Peterborough (c.1910)

A brass horse noseband from around 1910, manufactured by Crawthorne Road based Arthur Clarke who operated as a “saddler and harness maker”.

Crawthorne Road Garage c.1938

Still surviving 70 years downline and still a garage ….. albeit the cars were a lot more cute in 1938 !

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