Cuckfield Cricket Grounds have been created everywhere!


No less than thirty seven cricket grounds in the area have historically been created for Cuckfield Cricketers! Some are now officially Lindfield or Haywards Heath venues...


If you have any more information about any of them, please contact us!


HAZELDEAN, LONDON LANE

Unknown ground used in 1896-7


STAPLEFIELD COMMON

First Cuckfield side played here in 1813.


BROOK STREET

Choir Teams and Local side played here from 1895.

Exact location unknown


WHITEMAN’S GREEN

Cuckfield Parish sides played here from the earliest date


MILL HALL

In the grounds of former school for the deaf. First games played here in 1910


SPARKS FARM

Tavistock & Summerhill School built a ground here in 1989


WOODCROFT

Used by Whitemans Green 1901-1906


BEECH FARM

Probable location of Whitemans Green ground early last century


HENMEAD HALL

Gen. Cambell's XI played here 1893 - 1914. Later used as 2nd XI ground by Cuckfield C.C.


SPORTS GROUND

Artificial wicket on council ground. Now used by newly formed Brook Street team.


THE WYLLIES

School ground 1895-1914


LEYTON HOUSE

Few games played here in 1894-5


OCKENDEN (SPINNING FIELD)

Cuckfield Club played here from 1851-1890. Last recorded game 1892


CUCKFIELD PARK

Cuckfield C.C. first played here in 1891 but Cuckfield's current Cricket grounds started life in 1895. A second ground (The North Field) was constructed in 1989. The first recorded match in the Park was 1741 and matches were played in the vicinity from that date. It may be that the North Field was the original cricket ground and then known as the ‘Lower Park’. There were at least three grounds in the Park in the late 1800s.


ANSTY

Their current ground.


HIGHBRIDGE

The original Ansty ground used in 1889


HARVEST HILL

Ansty teams played in 1888


C.H. WAUGH'S GROUND

used by Whiteman's Green after the supposed amalgamation with Cuckfield in 1907


BORDE HILL

The earliest recorded game here was in 1851.


HORSEGATE

A boys team played here in 1888


ROSE & CROWN

Meadow at rear hosted several games, the first being in 1893.


CHURCH FIELD

Thought to be the oldest ground in the village. Last game played in 1854. Also known as the White Hart Ground.


WARDEN PARK

Cuckfield's secondary school ground.


HICKMANS LANE, Lindfield

Cuckfield used this ground for 3rd XI and colts games before they acquired the North Field in 1989.


LINDFIELD COMMON

Combined Lindfield and Cuckfield teams played here from the earliest date.


HAYWARDS HEATH

Built 1880. Before that they combined with Lindfield. A combined Lindfield/Cuckfield team and some matches between the sides were often played somewhere on the Heath. Cuckfield played Oakendean here in 1805.


BULLTROUGH (BOLTRO)

Cuckfield played here in 1858


BOLNORE

T.H. Woodcock had his own team here in 1891


GREEN CROSS

an Ansty Church team played at the rear of the inn in the 1880s.


LITTLE HAYWARDS

Country house ground used in 1890's and possible location of earlier Cuckfield/Lindfield games.


HEASELANDS

matches in 1888


BROAD STREET GROUND

A ground was constructed here in 1845 but its location is not known.


HILLY FIELD or 6½ ACRE FIELD

a ground at Borde Hill was used by Cuckfield in 1893


PARKFIELD

Cuckfield played here in 1894


WINDMILL HILL

An Ansty Ground of unknown location


PICKWELL

There was a Pickwell cricket team in 1938


MUSTER GREEN

Known in Cuckfield as ‘The Green’ and the location the encounters with Wineham & Twineham in the early 1800s.


Many thanks to Roger Heavens, Cuckfield Cricket Archivist for compiling this list.

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