Somerset Christmas Quiz Answers

PUBLISHED: 15:28 09 December 2010 | UPDATED: 18:15 20 February 2013

Somerset Christmas Quiz Answers

Somerset Christmas Quiz Answers

Read on to find out the answers to our Somerset Christmas Quiz....

Somerset Christmas Quiz Questions and Answers!

1: What does the name Somerset literally translate as?

Land of the Summer People

2: By which Latin name did the Romans establish the city of Bath?

Aquae Sulis

3: In what year was the first Glastonbury Music Festival held?


4: Which famous English actor, comedian and writer was born in Weston-super-Mare in 1939?

John Cleese

5: Which Somerset village is twinned with Vernouillet in France?


6: Which Somerset village has long been associated with the nursery rhyme, Jack and Jill?


7: In which town does the River Chew meet the River Avon?


8: In which Somerset town is Blackthorn Cider produced?

Shepton Mallet

9: How many houses are in Baths Royal Crescent?


10: Which family lived at Dunster Castle for 600 years from 1376?

Luttrell family

11. Which bridge in Somerset is the oldest bridge in Britain?

Tarr Steps

12. What stone surrounds the famous Cheddar Gorge?


13. Which metal detectorist discovered the famous Frome Hoard?

Dave Crisp

14. Which famous caverns were used for the filming of the 1975 Doctor Who TV series?

Wookey Hole Caves

15. Which bishop was responsible for the early stages of building Wells Cathedral in c.1180?

Bishop Reginald

16. Where in Somerset was Britains oldest complete human skeleton found?

Goughs Cave, Cheddar Gorge

17. Which river rises from the ground of the Wookey Hole Caves in the Mendip Hills?

River Axe

18. Which manor house was the former home of the medieval herbalist Henry Lyte?

Lytes Cary Manor

19. Where were the bones of King Arthur and his wife Guenevere allegedly found?

Glastonbury Abbey

20. Which Somerset market town is famous for its annual Cheese Show?


21. At which Elizabethan house was the 1995 film adaptation of Jane Austens Sense and Sensibility partly filmed?

Montacute House

22. On which street in Nether Stowey did Samuel Taylor Coleridge live between 1797 and 1800?

Lime Street

23. Which church near Porlock in the smallest church in Britain?

St. Calbones Church

24. Where in Somerset is EDF Energy hoping to build a new nuclear reactor site?

Hinkley Point

25. Who was the first miller of Stembridge Tower Mill, the last remaining thatched windmill in England?

John Sherring

26. The 14th century priests who lived at Stoke sub Hamdon Priory served which church?

Chapel of St. Nicholas

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