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I SPY Rodborough

1. Where can you find evidence of a turnpike road on Rodborough Hill? (5 points)

2. Where is Zion House? (5 points)

3. Where can you find a picture of someone who died in 1861? (5 points)

4. Where will you find the old Haywarden's cottage? (5 points)

5. Where can you find 3 pieces of evidence about monarchs in 1910? (15 points)

6. Where can you find 2 references to William Wordsworth in Coronation Road? (10 points)

7. Where can you find a reference to a cricket shot and a Sussex cricket ground? (10 points)

8. Where can you find a suggestion of France? (5 points)

9. Where can you find a sign saying Gloucester 13 and Cainscross 1? (5 points)

10. Which film with Ricky Gervaise starts on Rodborough Common? (5 points)

11. Which place near Rodborough is archaically shortened with its suffix and commonly by its prefix? (5 points)

12. Find an old cottage where you could definitely "put your foot in it"! (5 points)

13. Where would you find Thomas? (5 points)

14. Name a novelist who lives locally. (5 points)

15. Where would you find an old co-op shop on Rodborough Hill? (5 points)

16. Where would you find “In Solo Fides”? (5 points)

17. Find a group of fir trees planted in memory of the man who started the Boy Scout Movement.

What was his name? (5 points)

What year were the trees planted? (5 points)

18. What links Stanfields House and a pub? (5 points)

19 Find the name of a little sealyham dog who loved Rod. .common? (5 points)

20. Where can you find an inscription from 1646 near a shop? (5 points)

21. Can you can see what happened at Gastrells in 1925? (5 points)

22. On a circular walk of Rodborough Common, how many churches can you see? (15 points)

23. Find a dominant sloping tree on the Common – what type of tree is it? (5 points)

24. Where will you find a seat dedicated to the man who gave Rod. Common to the National Trust? (5 points)

What was his name? (5 points)

25. Search about and find out what breed of dog Sheila Smith owned? (5 points)

26 Where can you find an adopted footpath? (5 points)

27. Where will you find a bush decorated with tinsel, cards and messages? (5 points)

Who are the cards and messages in memory of? (5 points)

What kind of bush is it? (5 points)

28. Where can you find a turnpike mileage sign with the mileage plaque missing? (5 points)

29. How many bars are there in a cattle grid? (5 points)

30. If you walk around the common, how many mill chimneys can you see? (15 points)

. 31. Find a group of fir trees planted in memory of the man who started the Boy Scout Movement.

What was his name ? (5 points)

What year were the trees planted? (5 points)

. 32. Find some fir trees that have shed all their needles for winter. What kind are they?(5 points)

33. On a clear night, how many bears can you see from the common? (10 points)

34. Which is the closest shop to where steps have been put in recently by local people to create better access to a quiet route to town? (5 points)

35. Which local dog was once considered for the position of the England football team manager? (10 points)

Total possible score 250 points My score is ------------------------- Well done!

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