Test Your Hexham Building Knowledge

January 2021

Welcome to the first building test for 2021.

You didn’t need to crane your neck upwards to see this one. If you’ve been walking around Hexham’s retail streets you’ve probably passed this clue.

But where is it? Click on the thumbnail for the full image, and click on the button to see the answer.

December 2020

As a special Christmas treat, two photos to identify this month. Click on the thumbnails to see the full images.

November 2020

Have you spotted this fleur-de-lis while walking around Hexham? Where is it?

October 2020

Where is this alleyway (or wynd or ginnel), and where does it lead to?

September 2020

An old capping for a post outside a building which is no longer a savings bank. But do you recognise it? Where is this?

August 2020

Do you know where this doorway is?

A clue – it is in Hexham, in what sounds like a cold place.

July 2020

Which Inn does this plaque mark the site of?

OK, maybe that question is a bit easy. The real test is where is this plaque situated?

June 2020

Well I never, where in Hexham is this?

Click on the button to get the answer.

May 2020

You may not be able to get out and look for this month’s mystery building, photographed by one of our intrepid readers before lockdown was imposed, but do you know where this building is?

Click on the button to get the answer.

April 2020

No need to crick you neck to see this month’s clue if you are out and about for your “one-a-day” exercise in Hexham. At the time of posting, you can’t venture inside the building, but which building is this clue from?

Click on the button to get the answer.

March 2020

Two questions this month:

Q1. Where is this?

Q2: What does the sign depict?

Click on the button to get the answer to one of these questions. We need help answering the other question.

February 2020

What is this and where is this? Do you need a short, quick breath before you click on the answer?

January 2020

Welcome to 2020 and a new building test. This one isn’t too difficult is it? The question: when were these buildings constructed?

Is that question a bit easy? OK, where is this datestone?

December 2019

Last chance to crick your neck this year looking at features on the skyline. Have you ever spotted this pair of things on a roof ridge on a narrow street near the centre of Hexham? Three clues as a special Christmas treat.

November 2019

Have you ever spotted this roof window design on a building in Hexham? Where is it? May the force be with you …

October 2019

Another chance to crick your neck when walking around Hexham. Where is this?

September 2019

Which building in Hexham does this detail adorn? A penny for your thoughts?

August 2019

No, we are not on holiday this month. Indeed, not one but 25 tests for you. Click on the image to see a larger version.

July 2019

This is a tough challenge. Can you recognise where this building is? Click on the image to get a full-screen version.

There isn’t much to go on in that picture clue. Click on this tiny image to see a bit more of the building.

June 2019

Where is this an old picture of? A clue: it is in Hexham. Click on the image to get a full-screen version.

May 2019

Which building is this fancy chimney part of?

Is that blue sky real? Was this really Hexham in April 2019? (Yes, and Yes!)

April 2019

Which building does this dated stone plaque appear on?

Not sure? Click on this tiny image to see another picture clue.

Still not sure? Here is a final clue you can click on to see.

March 2019

No, the green cabinet is not the clue. Where is this arched gateway, and what does it lead to?

February 2019

Our intrepid committee members have been out and about again scouring the Hexham skyline for things to test your Hexham building knowledge. Can you identify this building?

Do you want another clue? Click on this tiny image to get it.

January 2019

A straightforward one to start the New Year.

Where is this and what are the remains embedded in the wall?

December 2018

Here is December’s picture test. Is there a Christmas theme? Nope!

Where is this plaque to the poet Wilfred Wilson Gibson situated?

November 2018

Here is November’s picture test. Is this too easy?

October 2018

Here is a first test of your Hexham knowledge. Which building is this a detail from?