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The Greyhound Owner newspaper advertises Greyhound Racing at a venue known as Old Crown Farm. Old Crown Farm is located between the parishes of Navestock and Noak Hill, roughly four miles north east of Romford in Essex. Various adverts had been placed in the Greyhound Owner newspaper between 1961 and July 1969 at a location known as Palmers Mead Field. Although the adverts offer a straight course, old maps shows a complete circuit during 1960′ and 1970’s. Presently, Google Earth shows the site acting as grazing lying adjacent to a golf course. Today, Old Crown Farm acts as a Kennels and Equestrian centre, and is situated along Church Road, less than a mile north west of Noak Hill.

This Greyhound Owner is dated May 4th 1961.
Two adverts printed in The Greyhound Owner newspaper above dated July 27th 1961, below dated June 27th 1963.
This advert dated June 1965.
This GO advert is dated July 1969.
Two OS Maps unfortunately dates are a little confusing. Courtesy of Old Maps.
The venue now a grazing meadow is located centre of picture with the golf course to its immediate right. Notice the close proximity of the M25 motorway top right. Image Courtesy of Google Earth.
The Old Crown Farm now operates as Kennels and an Equestrian Centre.