21 Aug 2018

BBA HARBOUR DAY QUIZ ANSWERS


Brough Bay Association Harbour day Quiz Answers.

[1] 1830

[2]  The Northern Lighthouse Board

[3]  Above the door.

[4]  By horse-drawn carts

[5]  The ship that delivered coal and oil to Brough

[6]  He built the lighthouse.  He built many lighthouses      in Scotland --  born1772/ died 1850

[7]  Brough fishwives walked to Thurso carrying the catch
    
[8]   1976

[9]  The Castle of Brough stands on a long narrow promontory to the North of the village of Brough,  [map] protected from the mainland by a broad, flat bottomed ditch some 40 feet wide and about 12 feet deep.

[10]  It is the most Northerly numbered road on the mainland of Scotlsand

[11] From the name for the ancient Scottish fortifications  ---  Brochs

[12] At the St. John’s Pool Bird Reserve

[13] To counter the trade in bird feather plumes for ladies hats in Victorian times

[14]  Easter Head

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