The ground is located off Sawley
Road, Chatburn in Lancashire's beautiful Ribble Valley
with views over Grindleton Fell to the north and Pendle Hill in the south.
The club was formed in 1923 and although no records still exist going back to
the formation a minute book detailing this is retained dating back to January 1940.
In 1991 the club won the C&DCL second division and were promoted to the
first division. This success was short lived and relegation unfortunately
followed the very next season. The club has remained in the second division
since. The only success the second eleven attained was winning promotion to the
third division in 1998. At the end of the 2005 season the 1st eleven were
relegated to the third division despite winning the last three games of the
In 2006 the first eleven bounced back to the second division after winning the
third division at the first attempt.
At the end of the 2007 season the second eleven regained a spot in the fourth
At the beginning of 2009 season the former Downham Drakes, now known as the
Drakes and playing at Chatburn joined the club, playing Village cricket at home
on Thursday nights.
The club also has a Junior section. The under 11s are competing in the Ribblesdale under 11s division during the 2016 season