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Hopefully today has been great fun for all so here is the chance to compare how you've all done for the bragging rights.....

 

 

ANSWERS

 

1. There’s a bit of ‘solid excitement’ about which agricultural location? A: BUZZARD FARM

 

2. What is there no facility for in Taynton? A: TURNING

 

3. One house’s namesake is music royalty. What’s it called A: THE HOLLIES

 

4. What are you being warned not to do? ‘Think Gambling insights for insects’ A: FLY TIPPING

 

5. At Aldsworth what restful place might give you a hug? A: THE SHERBOURNE ARMS

 

6. The ‘Beautiful Game’ is “open to all” but what else is? A: THE BAR

 

QUESTIONS ON FOOT AT BIBURY

 

7. On Church Road what was donated by Arthur Chisman? A: ​GATE TO THE CHURCH

8. Arlington Row was purchased by who in 1929? (Perhaps Isabelle’s ‘artisitic’ talent will lead her here one day). A: ROYAL SOCIETY OF ARTS

 

9. The Rack Isle is managed under what scheme? A: ​COUNtRYSIDE STEWARDSHIP SCHEME

 

10. What is the only thing allowed through the wooden gates? A:  WILDLIFE

 

11. On the way out of Bibury where did a Blacksmith once work? A: THE OLD FORGE

 

12. No one likes getting this, but perhaps you would if you stayed here too long! A: THE BOOT

 

QUESTIONS ON FOOT AT CIRENCESTER

 

TEAM 1

 

13. According to a plinth in the market square who is credited with the earliest written record of Cirencester? A: PTOLMY

 

14. What pickled delicacy might get things ‘wagging’? A: TONGUE

 

15. Who once lived at 19 Market Place? A: WILLIAM LAWRENCE

 

16. What should Dunstall House actually have been called? A: GUNSTOOL HOUSE

 

17. Perhaps a good location for a Dad’s Army spin off? Who was Headquartered at the Barracks in WWII? A: CIRENCESTER HOME GUARD

 

18. What sort of ‘gathers’ were based in Coxwell Street? A: WOOL

 

19. Who’s been ‘meeting’ since 1673 A: QUAKERS

 

 

TEAM 2

 

20. Who built St Thomas’s Hospital  in the 15th Century? A: SIR WILLIAM NOTTINGHAM

 

21. On this ornately carved building what are the other towns? CHELTENHAM, STROUD, REDDITCH & STOW on the WOLD 

 

22. What was the name of the Inn that once stood on Castle Street? A: THE RAM INN

 

23. What is supposedly built around you on Black jack Street? A: THE GALLERY

 

24. Which famous rock drummer once performed around here? A: COZY POWELL

 

25. When was number 7 on Park Street repaired? A: 2006

 

26. Formerly 23 Park Street was what? A: HENRY TANNERS CHAPEL

 

27. When were the Tontime Buildings constructed? A: 1802

 

28. What’s open May to early September? A: OPEN AIR SWIMMING POOL

 

29. Which fruit has been pedestrianised here? They might go well with Madison and Isabelle’s icecream from Jeni’s. BLACKBERRIES

 

30. Which Lord of the Rings character lives along here? A: PIPPIN

 

31. OYF: It’s probably not big enough for Isabelle and Chris’s wedding but when was ‘access’ improved to the black & white chapel? A: 2014

 

32. How many Stables are here? A: 40

 

33. OYF: When is the Pitman Brook Path closed? A: TUESDAYS

 

 

QUESTIONS ON FOOT AT FAIRFORD

 

34. Something supersonic lived in Fairford. What is it and when did it live here? A: CONCORD 1969-76

 

35. Flowers normally live in a vase, perhaps like Isabelle and Lauren’s matching tattoo’s, this sort of ‘pot’ is different. What is it?

A: TEA POT

36. Aches, pains, back problems! Who will sort you out in Fairford? A: BENJAMIN JAMES COURT

 

37. Drivers are wanted on Croft Lane? What is an essential requirement of the job? A:  IMAGINATION

 

38. Maurice is the pride of “F-hare-ford”. Who designed him? A: FREYA BARLOW

39. Who “rendered great service to Fairford” as Headmaster of Farmers Endowed School between 1921 to 1947? A: 

A: HERBERT W. HEDGES

 

40. What type of ‘Board’ has a ‘centre’ of activity along here? A: PADDLE

 

41. It’s no lie, but what is being fabricated along here? A:STEEL

 

42. What’s the missing initial? A: N

QUESTIONS ON FOOT AT LECHLADE

 

43. To see one of the big safari 5 when should you turn up at the New Inn Hotel? A: 2ND & 4TH THURSDAY AT 8PM

 

44. What sort of Gnome home is under the Yew tree in the churchyard? A: HAPPY 

 

45. One can drink this but not with this body part? A: TEA CHEST

 

46. There are many barges on the river here but allowed them to travel from London to Bristol for the first time and when?  A: THE THAMES & SEVERN CANAL - 1789

 

47. When was the old mans drinking vessel built? A: 1692

 

48. Tom, Tabby and Luna (Isabelle’s adopted Cat) would be warm in winter here but what would they wear? A: PJAMAS

 

49. What seasonal event appears to be a permanent fixture? A: CHRISTMAS

 

50. From when was St Jon’s Street telling time. A: 1743

 

51. Who had ‘sweet secrets’ here? A: SHELLEY

 

52. Since when was Halfpenny Bridge collecting money? A: 1792

 

53. When was the toll to cross the bridge scrapped? A: 1839

 

54. It maybe hot air but who sponsored the 2007 award for the village? A: CALOR

 

55. Which cunning creature should you believe in? A: FOX TRUST

 

56. Where does theatre meet agriculture? A: WEST END FARM

 

57. Identify the ‘angry colour’? A: BLUE CROSS

 

 

QUESTIONS ON FOOT AT BURFORD

 

58. What 2 ‘band’ members were executed at the church during the English Civil War in 1649? A: CORNET THOMPSON, CORPORAL PERKINS & PRIVATE CHURCH

 

59. Which Earl built the Almshouses in 1457? A: EARL OF WARWICK

 

60. At the Tolsey what over 400 year old institution is commemorated? A: BURFORD GRAMMER SCHOOL

 

61. What happened on Sheep Street in 1792? A: NOTHING

 

62. Who lived along here that worked with Queen Elizabeth I? A: SIR LAWRENCE TANFIELD

 

63. What did J.W. Robertson Scott create here? A: COUNTRYMAN 

 

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