Full TGIF Record # 127526
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Material Type:Book
Monographic Author(s):Gooch, R. B.
Author Affiliation:Technical Advisor to N.P.F.A.
Monograph Title:Selection and Layout of Land for Playing Fields and Playgrounds, 1956.
Publishing Information:London, England: The National Playing Fields Association
# of Pages:95
Collation:95 pp.
Evaluative Review:Appears in Town & Country Planning, 25(8) August 1957, p. 354-356 by G. A. Jellicoe
Abstract/Contents:Includes: Introduction; Selection of Land (Choice of Site); and Design and Layout (Planning Considerations; Principles of Layout; Requirements of Individual Playing Facilities; Children's Playgrounds; and Layout Examples).
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Subject Headings:
Athletic fields; Playgrounds
See Also:See also related booklet, Memorandum on the Selection of Land for the Purpose of a Playing Field, 1946, R=127104. R=127104

See also later edition, 1959, R=127527. R=127527

See also later edition, 1963, R=127528. R=127528
Note:Combines and supersedes: Selection of Land for the Purpose of a Playing Field and The Layout of Playing Fields.
Includes appendix, "Statement issued by the National Playing Fields Association in April, 1955, regarding its recommended standard of 6 acres of playing space per 1,000 of population"; pp. 84-87
Includes appendix, "Publications and drawings"; pp. 88-90
Includes appendix, "Governing bodies of sport"; pp. 91-95
"Price 3/6 Net"
Annotation from Turfgrass History and Literature: Lawns, Sports, and Golf, by James B Beard, Harriet J. Beard and James C Beard:"A manual on site selection, design, and layout of sports and recreation facilities under the conditions in the United Kingdom. Included are the dimensional requirements for most sports, the layout of playing fields on from 3 to 32 acres, and childrens playground layouts." p. 231
Beard Section Heading:Bibliography of books/monographs on turfgrass culture
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Gooch, R. B. 1956. Selection and Layout of Land for Playing Fields and Playgrounds. 95 pp. London, England: The National Playing Fields Association.
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