Oswestry

Park Hall Barracks Track (old)

Burma Road
Park Hall
OSWESTRY

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Type: Cinder (no longer exists), 400m/440y, lanes, lane straight

Authority: Shropshire
Ceremonial County: Shropshire

NUTS Name: Oswestry (Old)

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OS National Grid Reference: SJ 313318
National Grid Reference: 331300, 331800

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OS Explorer Map: 240

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Other Info:

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The track was believed to have been part of the Park Hall Barracks Army Camp which closed over 25 years ago and was a few hundred yards north-east of the current Park Hall Stadium. It is shown on the OS Explorer map but not on the OS 1:10,000 map. The location is now just a field with an indentation. However nobody in Oswestry Olympians who were stationed there can remember it as a track. It thus may have been to do with military ceremonies, which is supported by the shape of the road and former officers houses in front of it.

Last update: 31/05/2000

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