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A town football club faces eviction from its ground under an eccentric clause which stated the lease would expire 21 years after death of King Edward VII's last grandchild.Cromer Town FC
, in Norfolk, has played at Cabbell Park for 90 years after the land was given in recognition of the sacrifices made by the population in the First World War.
However, the wealthy local woman who bequeathed the ground to the club in 1922 included a condition which said the land should pass back to the town 21 years after the death of King Edward
's last grandchild, who became King Olav V of Norway
The deadline, which passed yesterday, has proven controversial and the debate over the club’s future is far from settled.
A majority of the council want the club, which can trace its history back to 1898, to relocate to a new site on the outskirts of town, where youth team facilities could be incorporated.
Under that plan, Cabbell Park could then be redeveloped to extend a school, relocate a doctors’ surgery and build new housing.
wrote it was about the death of Queen Victoria's last grand grandchild, but that too was Olav of course.