Market Bosworth Family Tandem Weekend 2004
Answers to Saturday's Treasure Hunt Ride
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When in the year is parking restricted?
1st April to 31st Oct
Who made the signs at the Bridge ?
The cows keep their money here?
Bank Farm on R as you enter village
What role does Mrs J M Cox do?
Church Warden, church on R before junction
You won’t get much water here!
The Gate Hangs Well (Pub on R)
Has the Isle Man seat of Government moved here?
Tynwald (house on R as you enter village)
What buses stop here?
153, 136, 215 indicated on bus stop sign on L, just before X rds
The Grundy’s used to live here until Borsetshire Land evicted them, now it’s the home of Oliver Stirling.?
Grange Farm, on L
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Is this where Gary Linker grows his potatoes?
Walkers Farm, on L
What number is the old rly bridge?
ASC17 -number painted on LH parapet, a bit hidden by the vegetation this year!
A warming sign for all parents!
Beware Children sign on L for the school
What premises are protected by SmartWater?
Newton Burgoland County Primary School
What animal is found at number 20?
What animal is on the door knocker at number 22?
Fox – bit difficult to see this year, it has not been polished for a while!
When was the Jubilee?
1897 - Date on Jubilee Cottages
In whose reign was the post box made?
Queen Victoria -VR - Post box in wall of pub
What bird is found in the field?
Heron - cottage name Heron Field Cottage on R.
When was the LCC bridge built?
1932 - date on concrete plaque on parapet
Where is Measham?
In the National Forest on large sign as you enter village
When was Hawthron Villas built?
1903 - Terraced cottage on R
What is not a public right of way?
Peggs Close on L
When was the stone laid by Charles Ratcliffe Esq of Birmingham ?
1870 - stone plaque in side of boundary wall of Methodist Chapel on R
What is advertised on the house wall?
Players Navy Cut Tobacco and Cigarettes, painted on house side wall
What bar do the local youth hang about?
The Picture Bar, a youth club
How many canal boats on the village sign?
4 - one large one going under the sign, and 3 on the side facing direction of travel.
Where is Barretts from?
Fakenham, camping store on R – Barretts of Fakenham
What type of menu at the Engine Inn?
When was Greenland Villa built?
What age range is catered for at the Sun Top Day Nursery?
When was the Wesleyan Reform Church built?
1919, church on R
What is the bin for?
Dog waste only
How high is the bridge?
How many brick arches does the bridge over the canal have?
Who provided funding for Little Smelters?
Government Single Regeneration budget and SITA Ltd
Desperate Dan cycle shop, no its?
Moira Furnace Museum - Reference to old colliery winding wheel
What time is course fishing allowed?
6am to Dusk - sign on L just after entrance to Lakeside Lodge
“Shorthea”, centre of what?
England, sign by phone box. The sign has been damaged, it did read “Shortheath” in previous years.
Who practices at Overseal Surgery?
Dr V P Parmar MBBS MD Dch, on L
What type of sports pavilion?
Overseal All Purpose Sports Pavillion - on R in Playing field
What is found at EUROPOND?
Water Garden Centre
What is the village store called?
Paul and Karen’s Village Store
What hill are you whizzing down?
Gunby Hill, name at bottom on R
What is Grangewood Lodge doing?
Grangewood Lodge - Caring for the elderly
Who is the main sponsor of Netherseale St Peters Sports Club?
A B Produce Ltd or PLC, on Right as you enter Netherseal
What type of animal will be found at Park Farm?
Cats, it is a Cattery
When was Marion’s village shop established?
1971, shop on L
When was the half timbered house built?
1923 - House on Left
What is Newlands House?
A Leonard Cheshire Home, on L
How much weight can you now put on?
4.5 tons. Weight limit has increased from 3T (at point you were asked to remember what is on the sign) to 7.5T
Who owns the fishing rights?
Birmingham Anglers Assn, Members only, faded sign on R after bridge
How many rings can be seen in the sign at the Bulls Head?
Four. On each side, two, ring through nose and ring on gate
Why take caution at Yew Tree farm?
Caution Children Playing, sign on farm entrance on L
How far without a footway?
How many dogs at Ivy Bank?
2, House sign on R in village
What is on draft at the Colvile Arms?
When was Chilcote pumping station built?
1935, large building set back on L
What colour is the man?
Green, the Greenman PH, on L
Whose reign was the old post box in the wall built?
GR, post box in wall of house on L is stopped up.
What is the local paper?
Tamworth Herald – on bill board outside village store
Who was the vicar who erected the Parochial School in 1850?
William Herrick Dyott MA, old school at end of village on L, sign above door
What must you do at Austrey House?
Stay in vehicle and sound horn, signs at entrance on L
What type of rd is Pipe Lane?
Occupation road, indicated on arm of sign post
What time is the last post Mon-Fri?
4.15pm, post box on L immediately after the cross roads.
Who is car park for?
Staff & visitors only, school on R just past the island.
Whose is the Licensee at the Black Horse?
How many passing places?
7 – in 98 there 10!
Where will you find James Baxter Ltd?
Valley Farm, Wellsborough, farm entrance on R
What is highly inflammable?
Petroleum spirit, in farm yard on left, previously there was a Esso petrol pump in the yard.
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