Thank you to everyone who took part in this quiz.
Here are the answers:
1. Fenny Drayton - Formerly known as Drayton-in-the-Clay
2. Kibworth Harcourt - Hur or throw it back (anagram)
3. Twycross Zoo - Where the PG Tips chimps lived
4. East Norton - The direction of TV’s chat show Graham?
5. Ragdale Hall - A Luxury Refresh and Revive treatment will cost you £178 at this spa
6. Grace-Dieu - Thanks to God
7. Worthington - Frank, played for Leicester from 1972 - 7
8. Snarestone - End of current navigation going north on the Ashby Canal
9. Desford - Where Lynam or O’Connor could cross the water
10. Leicester Forest East - Motorway service station
11. Congerstone - Type of eel alongside granite
12. Stoney Cove - Home to the National Dive Centre
13. Bagworth - I think a Louis Vuitton one may well be around £1,000!!
14. Belgrave - Where you’ll find the Golden Mile
15. Earl Shilton - Ennobled goalie?
16. Potters Marston - No tram stop rest. (anag)
17. Bottesford - Most northerly village in the county known as ‘The Lady of the Vale’
18. Seagrave - Is this where many on the Titanic ended up?
19. Belvoir Castle - Home of the Duke of Rutland
20. Woodhouse Eaves - Roof ends of a timber building?
21. Keythorpe - C major with a Liberal leader
22. Croft - Small area of farming land commonly found in Scotland
23. Dadlington - A destination for the winner of this quiz
24. Hallaton - Annual bottle kicking venue
25. Brascote - Women’s undergarments next to a dove’s home
26. Foxton Locks - Grand Union set of ten plus an inclined plane here
27. Leire - Tragic Shakespearean character by the sound of it
28. Bradgate Park - Birthplace of the Nine Days Queen
29. Wilson - Mainwaring’s number 2
30. Launde Abbey - Church of England retreat and conference centre
31. Albert Village - A place where Victoria’s consort might live
32. Kirkby Mallory - Childhood home of woman known as ‘The Mother of Computing’
33. Hugglescote - Thuggees’ col (anagram)
34. Melton Mowbray- Under EU rules, only pies made within a 10.8 square mile zone around the town can use its name
35. Great Easton - Sounds like a Brunel steamship
36. Brooksby - Home of an agricultural college
37. Somerby - Seasonal insect, we hear
38. Kegworth - Scene of 1989 air disaster
39. Humberstone - A large east coast tidal estuary alongside marble
40. Long Clawson - The village has one of only six dairies licensed to produce Stilton cheese
41. Freeby - Something for nothing?
42. Kirby Muxloe Castle - Unfinished fortification begun in 1480 by William, Lord Hastings
43. Appleby Magna - Beg PayPal man (anagram)
44. Fleckney - Small patch of colour with a body part
45. Medbourne - No. 24’s opponents
46. Enderby - In French, a Midlands city
47. Stoke Golding - The church here contains a memorial to Sir Henry Firebrace, courtier and friend of Charles I
48. Hamilton - Olivier Award winning US musical
49. Quorn - Meat substitute
50. Huncote - What a WW1 German soldier wore in the trenches
51. Walton - Composer of Façade and Belshazzar’s Feast
52. Husbands Bosworth - Spouses with a battle of 1485
53. Staunton Harold - Its church is one of only three National Trust properties in Leicestershire
54. Mountsorrel - Climb on a herb
55. Newton Burgoland - Onto new land grub (anagram)
56. Swannington - Western terminus of Leicestershire’s oldest railway
57. Tonge - Sounds like a tasty organ
58. Sibson - Name of British 70s/80s boxer who four times lost whilst attempting to win world titles
59. Nanpantan - What you get if you leave Granny's cooking pot in the sun
60. Sketchley - They knew the meaning of cleaning
61. Ashby-de-la-Zouch Castle - Setting for Sir Walter Scott’s novel ‘Ivanhoe’
62. Orton on the Hill - Author of Loot on the 1996 F1 champion driver
63. Burbage - Its Constitutional Club was once the home of the country’s shortest serving Prime Minister
64. Redmile - Embarrassed measurement
65. Wistow - Home to a Maize Maze and Leicestershire’s only model village
66. Shepshed - Garden storage for a Blue Peter dog
67. Oakham Castle - You’ll find hundreds of horseshoes hanging on the walls here
68. Chadwell - Is this where the landlocked African state gets its water?
69. Loughborough - Destination of the first Thomas Cook trip
70. Normanton le Heath - Hal, note manor then (anagram)
71. Wykin - If Higham’s on the hill and Stoke’s in the vale, where is for buttermilk?
72. Cotes - sounds like they might be over, great, rain or fur
73. Higham-on-the-Hill - Village where Geoffrey Fisher, 99th Archbishop of Canterbury grew up
74. Hose - One of the items the ironmonger erroneously gave Ronnie
75. Bardon - Village whose hill is the highest point in both Leicestershire and the National Forest
The answer to the tie-break question regarding the gross annual salary of the vicar of Stoke Golding and Dadlington in the year 1880 was £20.
DVH LOCKDOWN QUIZ