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Route;

A good, long afternoon's drive around some very narrow, winding & steep country roads in Shropshire, finishing up in the interesting town on a hill that is Bridgnorth.

Length:

35 miles

3-4 hours

Information:

This route involves negotiating some very narrow backroads. Not for the nervous driver, but very rewarding & off the beaten track in parts. It finishes with a short walk around the centre of Bridgnorth.

Park the car in the centre of Bewdley. The first two questions are easy to get you started.

1.

A restoration company at work in 1969. What were its initials?

Answer (3 pts)

2.

Could be Gabriel?

 

Answer (3 pts)

Leave Bewdley on the B4194 to Kinlet, visiting Buttonoak on the way.

3.

More than one bird of prey?

 

Answer (5 pts)

4.

Its the correct colour for when it was made of paper.

Answer (5 pts)

5.

London's oldest bridle path.

 

Answer (4 pts)

6.

What accompanies the snake?

 

Answer (3 pts)

From Kinlet, drive to Highley. 

7.

Who can call the lift 'all mine'?

 

Answer (4 pts)

8.

This includes Vermont, New Hampshire & Maine.

 

Answer (4 pts)

In Highley, take the left turn for Billingsley, via Ford. This is the section that requires careful driving. Drive slowly & allow for oncoming traffic & farm vehicles. Turn right at the B4363 & then left for Chorley.

 

 

 

 

 

9.

A bit of South Africa.

 

Answer (3 pts)

10.

Does this mean it rains heavily in Chorley?

 

Answer (4 pts)

11.

Lower your head as you enter.

 

Answer (4 pts)

After Chorley, take the road to Stottesdon, then head for Cleobury North. When you get there, take the road to Ditton Priors.

12.

Watch out for a signpost. What does BBC backwards add up to?

Answer (5 pts)

13.

Locate the Methodist Chapel in Stottesdon. When Christ "who is our life" shall appear, how will he appear?

Answer (5 pts)

14.

What hangs with a pair of pliers ouside the blacksmiths at Cleobury North?

Answer (4 pts)

15.

What is the date on the water trough at Ditton Priors?

 

Answer (4 pts)

16.

What is the highest hill in Shropshire?

 

Answer (4 pts)

Now take the road to Bridgnorth. There are no more questions until you get there. Drive up the hill into the town & park near the library. Now on foot, visit the High St. & West & East Castle, finishing up in the castle grounds. Questions 17,18,19 can be answered on the High St..

17.

What name goes with Thomas Burne?

 

Answer (4 pts)

 

 

 

18.

What happened in Bridgnorth in 1928?

 

Answer (3 pts)

19.

What is next to the old fire engine station?

 

Answer (4 pts)

20.

On the remainder of the route, look out for these features. On what building are they found?

Answer (4 pts)

21.

What building is this?

Answer (3 pts)

22.

Hopefully not a bad one.

 

Answer (5 pts)

23.

Complete the line 'Let those who come after see to it that they.....'.

Answer (4 pts)

24.

What is the name of the goddess of the river Severn?

 

Answer (5 pts)

25.

What was the name of King Alfred's daughter?

 

Answer (4 pts)

If you got everything correct, you scored 100 points.

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