Crown Green Bowls - The skills of the game

The history of the game of bowls is shrouded in the mists of time. The Normans, having conquered and settled in England, played a game similar, in essence, to the one we play today. They pitched large, round stones towards an upright cone of stone. A drawing shows that by the fourteenth century a small round ball, or bowl, had taken the place of the upright cone.

Date
: 30 July 2017
ISBN Number
: 1-85223-298-6
Author
: Barratt, Harry
Year
: 1989
Publication
: The Crowood Press
Publication Page
: 86
Media Type
: Book
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