Somerset County Cricket Club - County Ground

County Ground, St James's Street, Taunton, England, TA1 1JT





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Our Impressions of County Ground

The most south westerly of First Class grounds, dominated at one end by Church Towers & at the other by the Quantock Hills. Formed in 1875 the club did not achieve first class status until 1891. Black, White & Maroon are the club colours. There is a cricket museum and Shop situated at the ground.

Entering the ground you will either Go through the JCW gates (St.James Street) or the Sir Vivian Richards gates (priory Bridge Road). One of the main stands is named after Ian Botham.

Data supplied by Derick Young - 04th September 2003

Directions to County Ground

By Road

The easiest way possibly is M5 to Taunton J25. Follow signs for Taunton/Minehead. Then follow the brown signs for the Cricket Ground.

By Rail

Taunton has one main line station(London Paddington - Penzance Line) First Great western service.It is a brisk walk to The County Ground from there. Just head for Cattle Market/Safeways supermarket. But taxi's are available from the Station forecourt. Data supplied by Derick Young - 04th September 2003

Local Area around County Ground

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The County Ground is a stone's throw from Taunton Town centre. There is limited parking at the ground mainly for members only, but there are plenty of Public car parks near to the ground clearly signed posted. You can access the Ground from St. James Street or Priory Bridge Road.
Data supplied by
Derick Young - 04th September 2003
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