Southampton Old Bowling Green

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Southampton Old Bowling Green

Southampton Old Bowling Green is a bowls ground. It is in Southampton, England. It is the world's oldest surviving bowls pitch. It was first used in 1297.[1][2][3]

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  1. "Southampton Old Bowling Green, Southampton, England". H2G2. British Broadcasting Corporation. 10 April 2003. Archived from the original on 17 June 2018.
  2. "720 years on Southampton Old Bowling Green rolls on!". The Leader. Spain. 23 October 2019. Retrieved 17 July 2022. "The Southampton Old Bowling Green was established during the reign of Richard I, and first used for a game of bowls in 1299," said Margaret, who has played at the Lower Canal Walk and Platform Road club.
  3. On The World's Oldest Bowling Green (Motion picture). British Pathé. 18 July 1927. Retrieved 17 July 2022. On the World's oldest bowling green (AD 1299). Sir John Russell installs "Sir" W. Day, 1927's winner over 350 year old competition for honour of knighthood of the Green.