Picture quiz: November 2019

LAST month’s picture quiz featured Samuel Johnson’s cat Hodge, who sits outside Johnson’s town house in Gough Square, off Fleet Street.

Our November picture quiz is a little simpler, featuring a pair of animals to be found much closer to home on our Chilterns patch – but where, exactly?


1 You can take a seat beside this little chap….


2 …while this character guards a well-known local water feature. But where?

Answers to editor@thebeyonder.co.uk by the end of the month. The answers and winner will be revealed on December 1. No prizes this month but we hope to start bringing you some proper prizes soon!


HOW well did you know your London landmarks?

Our October picture quiz was based on local landmarks near to Samuel Johnson’s town house in Gough Square, off Fleet Street.


1 Where can this distinctive Wren steeple be found? Christ Church Greyfriars

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2 Where is this unusual “memorial to self-sacrifice” located? Postman’s Park


3 Who is this unhappy looking boy? The Golden Boy of Pye Corner in Smithfield.


4 Which famous 1950 police drama starring a young Dirk Bogarde as a hardened criminal took its title from the lights traditionally hung outside British police stations? The Blue Lamp

5 On which London bridge can these animals be found? Holburn Viaduct


6 Which building does this statue grace – and who designed it? The statue of Fame graces the Reuters building at 85 Fleet Street and was designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens.


7 Which national daily newspaper once occupied this famous Fleet Street building? The Daily Express.


8 In which year did the first AEC Routemaster buses enter service with London Transport? 1956.


9 Which public school’s City of London links are commemorated in this statue? Christ’s Hospital.


10 Whose cat was this – and what’s the cat’s name? Samuel Johnson’s cat Hodge.

Watch out for a new picture quiz soon….