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A monument commemorates the first defeat of an English cricket team in Victoria at Wattle Flat in 1862.

Location

Address:Richards & Daws Road, Castlemaine, 3450
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.04643
Long: 144.20705
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Sport
Approx. Event Start Date:March-1862
Approx. Event End Date:March-1862

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Monday 10th December, 1962
Front Inscription

This plaque commemorates the first defeat of an English XI in Victoria

Wattle Flat .  March 1862

Castlemaine XXII  150
England          XI     148

Unveiled 10-12-1962

S. C. Griffith (Sec. M.C.C.)  Mngr.

Source: MA
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