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Gnosall Parish Council

(Including the wards of Moreton and Knightley)

Our Mission is to improve the quality of life for those who live and work in the Parish of Gnosall and those who visit it.

 

 

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Gnosall Canal PRIZE picture quiz

 

You are invited to enter a remote picture quiz.

Questions asked ad-hockly . Feel free to invite others within the parish.

DO NOT SEND YOUR ANSWERS.

Answers to be collected and given in a public house on the first day after lockdown.

I will provide the prize: The best pint you have ever tasted.

OR

you can enter your answers here:-

Before you start, could you give us a name or identifying word so we know who you are? It doesn't have to be personal just something you can use to claim your prize!

 

Question 1

The Boat PH

1a - When was this pub built?

 

1b - What was the name of the road bridge at that time?
1c - What is the bridge number?

 

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Question 2

Rose Cottage Wharf

2a -In which decade was this cottage demolished?
2b -As they head north, what is the first junction these boats will reach, after Norbury
2c -What is the first lock they will reach?
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Question 3

The Tunnel

3a - What is the name of the tunnel?
3b - What length (in yards) is it?
3c - What length was it originally planned to be?
3d - Why the difference?
3e- Bonus for geological accuracy
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Question 4

The Mill

4a - When was the mill built?
4b- What was the motive power?
4c - Which family ran the grocers shop for most of last century?
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Question 5

Earthworks

5a - Where was this?
5b - Which way is it looking
5c - When was this?
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Question 6

The Boat

6a - what is the most popular beer at this pub?
6b - What is the most popular pie at this pub?
6c - What is the most popular seat?
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Question 7

The Steamboat

7a - What is the name of the front boat?
7b - How many miles to the south end of this canal?
7c - How many locks will the boats pass through to get there?
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Question 8

The Bridge

8a - Where is this bridge?
8b -  What number is this bridge?
8c -  What was the name of the bridge in 1880?
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Question 9

The Sign.

9a  - What is this sign made from?
9b - Where is the nearest structure it could have come from?
9c - What is the sign resting on? 
9d - ...and what was its purpose?
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Question 10

The Wharf

10a - What is the current use for this site?
10b - ...and the use before that?
10c - ...and the original use?
10d - When was the building demolished?
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