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Route;

Starting in the town of Colne, this route takes some winding backroads to reach the picturesque village of Waddington, just north of Clitheroe.

Length:

31 miles

3-4 hours

Park the car in Colne town centre (plenty of parking available). The first 7 questions all apply to Colne town centre.

1.

Who are 'CS&B'?

Clue: locate a stone-built building & look up.

Answer (4 pts)

2.

Who is indeed by the grace of god?

 

Answer (5 pts)

3.

What, in Colne, are named 'Higgin'?

 

Answer (4 pts)

 

 

 

4.

On what building do you find this?

 

Answer (4 pts)

5.

The capital of Colne on an oak leaf. What trio hang below?

Answer (4 pts)

6.

This is Colne's connection with a coastal resort.

Clue: A place of entertainment, in its time.

Answer (3 pts)

7.

In a churchyard, on an engraving on a wall, details are given of remains of an attorney deposited nearby. What word is used to describe this attorney?

Answer (5 pts)

Now leave Colne Town centre on the A56 west, but a few hundred metres down this road, pull up by the war memorial.

8.

Two statuettes fittingly representing a brave man. What do they stand for?

Answer (3 pts)

9.

Where did the bell in Colne Library come from?

 

Answer (3 pts)

10.

Who was rector of St.Bartholomew's in 1829? Clue: locate the rectory within sight of the war memorial.

Answer (4 pts)

Now continue leaving Colne, turning right at this sign and drive to Barrowford.

11.

When did the White Bear first appear?

 

Answer (4 pts)

12.

In what business were the founders of Barrowford Park engaged?

Answer (4 pts)

 

 

Leave Barrowford on the road to Blacko. In Blacko, take a right turn for Barnoldswick, then a left turn, twice. Then continue to Barnoldswick.

13.

In the next section of the route, identify where this is located (before Barnoldswick).

Answer (4 pts)

The answer to question 14 is located just after this.

14.

What authority had the initials 'BSB' back in the 19th century?

Answer (3 pts)

15.

S.J.E.. Get it for free tomorrow (not). Where?

 

Answer (5 pts)

16.

Who opened Barnoldswick Town Square in 1990?

 

Answer (4 pts)

17.

At Barnoldswick Centenary Gardens, locate two men mounting a ladder with a load. What is the man below pushing?

Answer (4 pts)

 

 

 

Now driving north to Bracewell, Paythorne, Bolton by Bowland, Sawley, Grindleton and to Waddington. Answers 18 to 22 are in this section of the route.

18.

On what building do you find this? (Could be anywhere before Waddington).

Answer (3 pts)

19.

In Paythorne, what building was built in 1830?

Answer (4 pts)

20.

In Bolton by Bowland, what is the date on the entrance gate to the churchyard? 

Answer (3 pts)

21.

The monks of Salley Abbey were 'put back' during what?

Answer (4 pts)

22.

He had many men, which was grand.

 

Answer (5 pts)

Questions 23,24, 25 can be answered in Waddington,

23.

Visit the Waddington memorial gardens. If the kiss of the sun is for pardon, what is the song of the birds for?

Answer (5 pts)

24.

Often passed, but for rental?

 

Answer (5 pts)

25.

What is the full title of the Waddington School?

 

Answer (4 pts)

If you got everything correct, you scored 100 points.    Copyright (c) C.A.S. 2003-11