mickthemaverick wrote: ↑31 Aug 2020, 19:59Time for my weekly dive into my birthday quiz book, the subject is the Great North Road (GNR) between Brampton and Great Casterton:
1 Which pantomime hero famously travelled the GNR to find fortune in London? 10pts
Got to be Dick Whittington
2 Which railway line stops at Ferry Meadows? 10pts
Nene Valley Railway
3 The GNR was allegedly the escape route for which notorious highwayman who supposedly achieved what unlikely feat? 20ptsDick Turpin supposedly rode from London to York 200 miles overnight. Impossible on a horse!
4 Which National Nature Reserve situated close to the A1(M) is an important lowland wood? 10pts
Monks wood Cambridgeshire
5 Which interchange on the A1 was once the site of a prisoner of war camp built during the Napoleonic Wars? 10pts
Norman Cross Junction 16
Thats my paper done for marking Mick!