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The Town Ground in Peterborough, England, is a cricket ground which was used by Northamptonshire County Cricket Club in First-class matches for 60 years between 1906 and 1966. It is now used predominantly for Northamptonshire Premier League games, serving as the home ground of Orton Park CC.


  • Lowest team total: 82 by Northamptonshire vs Gloucestershire, 1946
  • Highest individual score: 232* by JG Langridge for Sussex against Northamptonshire, 1934
  • Highest partnership: 361 by V Broderick and N Oldfield for the first wicket in Northamptonshires innings against Scotland, 1953
  • Northamptonshire declared upon the dismissal of V Broderick.
  • Best bowling in an innings: 8-26 by RW Clarke for Northamptonshire against Hampshire, 1951
  • Best Bowling in a match: 14-211 by AF Wensley for Sussex against Northamptonshire, 1929

Coordinates: 52°34′40″N 0°14′16″W / 52.5778°N 0.2377°W / 52.5778; -0.2377

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