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We do checks and cache: Finally ventured out this way to check on the cache, or both of them as at one point there were two. I couldn't find either. I am archiving this cache now as the site has probably been discovered by children..

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TOP OF THE POPS 70'S

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Hidden : 12/05/2007
Difficulty:
4 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:

Mainly on paths and flat.

This cache was inspired by Team SP. The original is in Wiltshire and we enjoyed doing it so much we thought you’d appreciate it too. They kindly agreed to my stealing their idea, modifying slightly and presenting for your enjoyment.
The listed co-ordinates are for nearby parking. There seems to be a lack of parking in the area, however, the cache can be found within 800 metres of the posted co-ordinates. As the 60’s cache proved popular here is the 2nd one for the 70's. The plan is to place the cache in a location linked to music in some way, it may be a very loose link!.
To find the cache you will first need to solve the anagrams listed below.
There are 10 anagrams of song titles that achieved success in the seventies. Once you have deciphered the name of the song, find out what its highest chart position in the British singles charts was and transfer that number to the blank co-ordinates as illustrated by the example below. If the highest position achieved was 10, then drop the 1 and use the zero.

N52º AB. CDE
W00 FG. (H-D)(E+H-C)(I+J)

Example
B = 'a shocker julio' which when re-arranged becomes 'Jailhouse Rock'

Highest chart position = 1 so B=1


A = A HALFTIME PREY HMM OWLS
B = A BRIBED HOTEL ONLY
C = DRAMA AUNT HOLLY
D = A MONARCH SOUND
E = A TARTAR HIGHLIGHT GRILL
F = LAIR VIA PIG INN
G = FANGS WINS LOTUS
H = GRANDPA ORBIT TOY
I = HAIRY HE JEST WINK
J = A HARDHAT AHOY OOH I OIL OILY ROSY


Younger cachers will probably need to find an “older” person to help them
In the tradition of every great pub quiz the cache setters answers are final, so no quibbling!
So, once you’ve cracked all the anagrams; researched their highest chart position IN THE SEVENTIES and transposed that number into the final cache co-ordinates, you will be looking for a lock-lock container, hidden in a camo bag. Easy.
Please note that the area is overlooked, there is also a mugglet playpark so an element of stealth is required.If you read the hint you should be able to do a quick dash.

You can check your answers for this puzzle on Geochecker.com.

Congratulations on First To Find goes jointly to Wavendon Williams and ParRathorne

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Sbhegu gerr nybat, va ebbgf ohg abg haqre gur gerr.

Decryption Key

A|B|C|D|E|F|G|H|I|J|K|L|M
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N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



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