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Frielinghaus Gate, St George's Park
Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape

OWEN EATON and MERRIFIELD: Architect

Date:1938
Type:Entrance Gate
Status:Extant

 


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Coordinates:
33°58'03.55" S 25°36'38.43" E

Wording on Left hand side plaque

UPON THIS GROUND, OCCUPIED
BY THE P.E. CRICKET CLUB SINCE
1859, THE FIRST CRICKET TEST
MATCH TO BE PLAYED IN
SOUTH AFRICA TOOK PLACE
IN 1889.

Wording on Left hand side plaque

THIS CLUB WAS FOUNDED
IN 1887 AND HAS USED
THIS FIELD SINCE THEN.
THE FIRST RUGBY TEST
MATCH PLAYED IN IN SOUTH
AFRICA TOOK PLACE
HERE IN 1891.

Submitted by William MARTINSON

See also St George's Park History

All truncated references not fully cited below are those of Joanna Walker's original text and cited in full in the 'Bibliography' entry of the Lexicon.