Monument record MDR4628 - The Baseball Ground, Vulcan Street/Shaftesbury Crescent, Derby

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  • None recorded

Full Description

SK 3583 3426. Football Ground [NAT]. (1) The Baseball Ground. Home to Derby County FC since 1895. Originally laid out as a baseball ground in the 1880s by Francis Ley as a sports ground for his foundry workers. The main stand was opened in 1926, others in 1933 and 1969. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1975. 1:10000.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Inglis S. 1991. The Football Grounds of Great Britain. pp. 140-1.



Grid reference Centred SK 3583 3425 (150m by 174m) (Centre)

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Record last edited

Oct 11 2017 4:23PM

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