Beckenham Quiz Walk


This quiz walk starts at Beckenham Junction Station (also served by tram) and finishes at the War Memorial from where there are buses or you can walk back to the station via the High Street or Rectory Road. There are plenty of places for refreshments along the High Street. Alternatively you may like to stop on the route which includes two parks and several pubs.

The distance is about 2 miles. The time taken will depend on how good you are at finding the answers!
A conventional Beckenham walk (with notes ) is available on the site [
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From Beckenham Junction Station go left and cross at the lights to the Green
1) What fell nearby on 2 July?

Walk towards the parish church, continuing to the traffic lights
2) How far is it to London Bridge?

Turn left into Bromley Road
3) What did Anthony Rawlins provide in 1694?

Just past the Methodist Church is an unmade road (The Knoll) on the left. Follow this round, ignoring Freshwood Close
4) What name has been given to a neo-Georgian terrace?

Out in Bromley Road go left
5) Which tree features on a pub sign?

Past the shops turn right into Crescent Road
6) What number is on an old coach house?

Go first right around Limes Road
7) When were Stanley Cottages built?

At the 'Jolly Woodman' go left along Chancery Lane
8) What tradesman worked at number 39?

Go left into Wickham Road and first right at Court Downs Road
9) Where was the pillarbox made?

At the end of the road enter Kelsey Park on the left
10) Which butterfly might you expect to see?

Take the right hand path towards Manor Way
11) Of which organisation was John Evans chairman?

Exit and go right along Manor Way
12) To whom did the yellow house (pictured in header) belong?

Left at Kelsey Park Road then second left along Stanmore Terrace
13) What pattern is the brickwork at the top of the cottages?

At the end go right into Burnhill Road
14) What was the trade of Andrew King?

Continue through Kelsey Square into the High Street
15) What animal's head decorates the pump?

Go left along the High Street
16) What sort of shop is Just Williams?

First left into Village Way
17) To whom is the Catholic church dedicated and where did he come from?

Just past Sainsbury's delivery entrance follow the sign into the Recreation Ground
18) What year did this park open?

Take the track across the grass to the children's playground then take the path going right towards the exit alongside Beckenham Beacon.
19) What is the web address of the company that supplied the playground equipment?

Exit into Croydon Road and go right
20) Which insect features at number 380?

The walk finishes at the War Memorial
21) What is 'such a death' ?


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