People., Places., quiz

February Quiz. Unusual place names in Herefordshire.

Overlooking the Wye, birds in flight stand who sculpted them? 2. Who was born in Dymock in 1637? 3. What did John Somers Cocks, 1st Lord Somers, build between 1810 and 1820? 4. Thomas Winter was born in 1795 at Rudge End. He took on the name of Tom Spring and acquired a title by… Continue reading February Quiz. Unusual place names in Herefordshire.

Places.

JANUARY GENERAL QUIZ. ANSWERS BELOW.

By Pat Lewis. Where and what is Hetty Pegler’s Tump?It was named in honour of James, brother to Charles the2nd of England. Where?The name comes from the Latin phrase for “unknownsouthern land”. What is it?Where would you find “Toad Suck”? Arkansas USA,Northern Territory Australia, Lima Peru, or “Nice try a made-up name”Which city with historical… Continue reading JANUARY GENERAL QUIZ. ANSWERS BELOW.

Places.

Over 200 years to grow old and, regretfully, 2 days to take down.

Rotten with honey fungus it had become dangerous so the time had come to remove this great and beautiful old tree. Jeoff Ludlow managed this long and complicated job for the church. It involved tree surveys, arborist survey, bat surveys, health and safety surveys, quotations and more. Harry Trigg and his team at Wye and… Continue reading Over 200 years to grow old and, regretfully, 2 days to take down.