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Historic Buildings of Britain No. 2

A quiz about interesting architecture and unusual landmarks dotted around Britain. 9 Questions.

 
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1

Which park does not have a Chinese Pagoda?

  • Hyde Park
  • Alton Towers
  • Kew Gardens

2

Where can you find 'The Temple of Worthies'?

  • Stowe Landscape Gardens, Buckinghamshire
  • Hever Castle, Kent
  • Hatfield House, Hertfordshire

3

Match the folly to the location.

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Left

  • Abberley Hall clock tower
  • Shotover Park Gothic Temple
  • Clavel's Folly
  • The Pantheon

Right

  • Wheatley, Oxfordshire
  • Stourhead, Wiltshire
  • Kimmeridge, Dorset
  • Great Witley, Worcestershire

4

A female ghost was recently photographed at a first floor window in which Welsh castle?

  • Conwy Castle
  • Gwrych Castle
  • Caerphilly Castle

5

Match the seaside piers to the date they were opened.

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Left

  • Ryde
  • Clacton
  • Southend-on-Sea
  • Colwyn Bay

Right

  • 1900
  • 1871
  • 1814
  • 1890

6

Henry VIII spent many years at Hampton Court Palace. Which county is it in?

  • Hertfordshire
  • Berkshire
  • Surrey

7

Castell Coch near Cardiff was built by who?

  • Llywelyn ap Gruffudd
  • The Marquis of Bute
  • Owain Glyndwr

8

These historic buildings were never completed. Match the property with the location.

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Left

  • Kirby Hall
  • Beaumaris Castle
  • National Monument
  • Woodchester Mansion

Right

  • Gloucestershire
  • Anglesey
  • Northamptonshire
  • Edinburgh

9

Match the person with their birthplace.

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Left

  • Mary, Queen of Scots
  • Winston Churchill
  • Elizabeth I
  • James I

Right

  • Blenheim Palace
  • Greenwich Palace
  • Linlithgow Palace
  • Edinburgh Castle

 

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