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Lord's Cricket Ground - Framed Print - 11"H x 14"W

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Lord's Cricket Ground - Framed Print - 11"H x 14"W

Lord's Cricket Ground, generally known as Lord's, is a cricket venue in St John's Wood. Named after its founder, Thomas Lord. Lord's is widely referred to as the "Home of Cricket" and is home to the world's oldest sporting museum.

Lord's today is not on its original site, being the third of three grounds that Lord established between 1787 and 1814.

Notable features inlcude

The Pavilion with its famous Long Room; this was built in 1889–90 to the designs of architect Thomas Verity

Old Father Time, a weather vane in the shape of Father Time, currently adorning a stand on the south-east side of the field.

The W. G. Grace Memorial Gates were designed by Sir Herbert Baker and the opening ceremony was performed by Sir Stanley Jackson

One of the most distinctive and famous features of the Lord's ground is the significant slope across the field. The north-west side of the playing surface is 8 ft 2 ins higher than the south-east side.

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