Test Your Hexham Building Knowledge

Test Your Hexham Building Knowledge

February 2024

Have you ever noticed these fancy tiles on your way into or out of Hexham? If you have, you’ll know this month’s answer. If you haven’t …

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January 2024

You probably haven’t tried to fill your car from this garage. And no, those aren’t EV chargers.  Can you identify where in Hexham this garage c1940 was?

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December 2023

A  photo from c1900. Can you identify where in Hexham this is?

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November 2023

Can you identify from this pre-1887 photo where this fairground is?

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October 2023

An easier one this month? Can you identify this building from this c1940 photo?

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September 2023

Can you identify where in Hexham this old (pre-1890) photo was taken? 

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August 2023

An appropriate summer-time picture given the current weather. Can you identify where this is?

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July 2023

Can you identify where this is? It is in the town centre and a main shopping area, although the buildings being demolished have of course been replaced.

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June 2023

Time for a curry? Did any you ever eat in the Raj Bari Tandoori Restaurant in the 1980s? Can you identify where this restaurant was (it’s not there now)?

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May 2023

Two questions for you this month. Firstly, where is this building? Secondly, what is the relevance of its decorations for this month?

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April 2023

This building is in Hexham, albeit modified since this 1984 photo. Can you identify where it is?

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March 2023

Were you rockin’ (and drinkin’) in the 1980s? Were you a fan of John Peel (probably not the John Peel who is the subject of the song  “D’ye ken John Peel“)? If so you might recognise this pub: where it is in Hexham, and what is it called today?

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February 2023

Another old black and white view of a building in Hexham for you to puzzle over. Can you identify where in Hexham this picture was taken in the 1880s? 

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January 2023

Can you identify where in Hexham this picture was taken in the 1970s? 

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Tests from 2022 – 2018

Not had enough? There are more tests for you to try on this page. Enjoy.