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England County Quiz - Herefordshire

Can you guess these facts about the English ceremonial county of Herefordshire?
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Last updated: January 27, 2022
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First submittedDecember 22, 2020
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County town
Hereford
Fifth longest river in the UK which flows through the county on its way to the Severn estuary
Wye
Village and popular visitor attraction on the above river in southern Herefordshire, which
also has an eastern part in Gloucestershire
Symond's Yat
Earl of Hereford who later became King of England until his death at Senlac Hill in 1066
Harold Godwinson
Range of hills which occupies part of the east of the county
Malvern Hills
Herefordshire was once in the west of this ancient Anglo-Saxon kingdom
Mercia
First bred in the county, this breed of livestock is known for its hardiness, and has since
been exported all over the world
Hereford
Cattle
The only motorway in Herefordshire
M50
Market town in the south of the county which lies on the A40 trunk road
Ross-on-Wye
Stirling Lines, near Credenhill, is the headquarters of this British Army regiment which has
the motto 'Who Dares Wins'
Special
Air Service
A copy of this Great Charter of Liberties is kept in Hereford cathedral
Magna Carta
Born in Hereford in 1944, this puppeteer performed the characters of Miss Piggy, Fozzie
Bear and Animal in The Muppet Show; and provided the voice for Yoda in Star Wars
Frank Oz
Large linear earthwork that roughly marks the boundary between Herefordshire and Wales
Offa's Dyke
Singer-Songwriter, born in the county in 1986, whose debut album was called 'Lights'
Ellie Goulding
15th century castellated house in the village of Hope under Dinmore, with a name similar
to a palace owned by Henry VIII near London
Hampton Court
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