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Where Am I?

Below are cryptic clues to the names of places in England. Identify them. The clues may refer to the whole name or different elements in the name. If in doubt go with how the place name is normally pronounced (that’s why I’m not touching Barnoldswick!)

  1. Where a Beatrix Potter character might sleep.  Peterborough
  2. Seaside atmosphere.Saltaire
  3. The answer to a question about restoring some historic country cottages. Thatcham
  4. The monarch of entrances. Dorking
  5. Evidence of an unappetising meal. Nuneaton – or possibly Little Eaton
  6. Easily eradicated by good-quality soap or washing powder. Staines
  7. How to stop your carpets from being stolen? Matlock
  8. A mirror for Poe’s bird. Ravenglass
  9. Fleecy edging on your picture frame. Woolbeding
  10. Go on – say something! Speke
  11.  Brightly-coloured Porsche. Redcar
  12. Polluted Scottish stream? Blackburn
  13. Advice for retiring apiarist with just one queen left? Selby
  14. Heavy crockery suggests an addition. Bolton
  15. Make people envious. Turnham Green
  16. How you know when wasps have invaded the barn. Hastings
  17. Henry VII’s fundraiser getting wet and muddy. Moreton-in-Marsh
  18. Writes illustrated book on social insects? Penzance
  19. A member of the Drones Club. Worcester = [Bertie] Wooster
  20. Hang out your washing securely by the sea. Pegwell Bay

 

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