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Cawthorne Golf Club, Barnsley, Yorkshire. (1920s - WW2)

The course was laid out in Cannon Hall Park, Cawthorne. It first appeared in the 1920s and continued until the outbreak of WW2. The secretary was A Knight. 

The area the course occupied on Cannon Hall Country Park was requisitioned by the War Office in 1940 and a camp was erected for the armed forces. 

Following the war the land was used for open cast mining.  

A tee from the original golf course could still be seen (2014).

 

Cawthorne Golf Club, Barnsley. Yorkshire. Cannon Hall Park.

Above is a view over Cannon Hall Park.

 

Cawthorne Golf Club, Barnsley, Yorkshire. Location of the course in the 1930/40s.

Location of the Cawthorne course. Grid reference SE27650,08345, co-ordinates 427650,408345.