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Tuesday, 17 December 2013

A Regency quiz - name that place

I love quizzes. Every Christmas, I create a new quiz or two for my family and friends to attempt at our Christmas party. This year, I thought I would let my readers share the fun, so here is a Regency quiz for you. Here are 14 pictures of places with a Georgian connection. Where are they?

You can find all the answers here.

1.
Close-up picture of a golden lion on a gate with an elegant building behind


2.
Close-up of a Georgian pillar with the word "and" and the edge of a black sign


3.
A golden ball and cross on top of an elaborate tower


4.
A courtyard with old buildings around it including a clock tower


5.
A building made of Bath-coloured stone with a semi-circle of Georgian pillars


6.
A man riding a horse imprinted in the hillside


7.
An elegant building with the words "Cavendo tutus" on it and fountains in front


8.
Close-up of an elaborate clock face


9.
 A curved line of Georgian pillars with railings in front


10.
A white onion-shaped roof


11.
A black angel riding four black horses


12.
A white triangular piece of stonework with classical figures on it


13.
Twin brick towers with a clock in the centre on a diamond-shaped background



14.
 A funnel of water coming out of a bronze-coloured man's head with long hair and beard


Click here to discover the answers.

All photographs by Andrew Knowles - www.flickr.com/photos/dragontomato

3 comments:

  1. 1. The gates of Kensington Palace
    2. The Pump Room in Bath
    3. St Paul's Cathedral
    4. Trinity College, Cambridge
    5. the rear of Buckingham Palace
    6. ?
    7. Chatsworth House, Derbyshire
    8. ?
    9. Royal Crescent in Bath
    10. Brighton Pavilion
    11. ?
    12. The British Museum
    13. The fountain at Versailles

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    1. Well done Carol - 10/14 (Versailles is the answer to 14) - just 4 to go... :)

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  2. Thank you, Rachel. Sorry, I didn't realise I'd missed no. 13 out. I did have a little help from my husband on a few of the questions.

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