Guess the town

20150711_153451I thought I would introduce a quick quiz.  There isn’t a formal prize, other than the kudos of being the first to provide the correct answer.  I recently met up with a friend to visit a town with which I am reasonably familiar.  My friend was keen to visit the birthplace of a noted public figure of the 20th Century.   I have certain characteristics in common with that person.  The town also boasts a Norton Street.  About twenty towns or cities have a Norton Street, but from the clues I have given you should be able to have a good guess as to which town it is.

I know the picture shows the name next to a No Entry sign.  The sign at the other end of the street is by a recycling shop.   Make of that what you will.

About Lord Norton

Professor of Government at Hull University, and Member of the House of Lords
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11 Responses to Guess the town

  1. Helen whittaker says:


  2. Mark says:


  3. tizres says:


  4. Norton St Philip in Somerset?

  5. Mark Shephard says:

    Benidorm 😉

  6. Lord Norton says:

    Well, that turned out not to be the hardest of quizzes. Grantham is the birthplace of Margaret Thatcher. She was, like me, a Lincolnshire Conservative Methodist. The only difference is that she was a bit wishy-washy and moved to Anglicanism.

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