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The Ashes The Ashes

Credit for this entry to:
Alan Patient of

Plaque: The Ashes


This plaque honours the loss England suffered against Australia at the Oval in 1882 as the birth of 'The Ashes'.
The Sporting Times printed an obituary of the death of English cricket: "The body will be cremated and the ashes taken to Australia."
Surrey County Cricket Club
D. R. Studio London SE5.

The plaque does not appear on the latest Google Street View (March 2019) so would have been erected after then.

Site: The Ashes (1 memorial)

SE11, Kennington Oval, Hobbs Gates

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The Ashes

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The Ashes

A test cricket series played between England and Australia. The name originat...

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The Ashes

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D.R. Studio

Another plaque at this site (for the first test match in England) just says D...

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Surrey County Cricket Club

One of eighteen first-class county cricket clubs in England and Wales. It rep...

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