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The South Bank Lion Traditional Cache

This cache has been archived.

Dorsetgal & GeoDog: Eight and a half years
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130+ favourite points

I think this cache has run its course, thanks for the fun!

I won't be using this area again, so anyone else should feel free to use the are if they wish.

Hidden : 04/20/2008
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Size: Size:   micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:

A cache on the south bank, visit at night best a it gives a great view of the Big Ben

The South Bank Lion was originally red in colour, due to it being located outside the Red Lion Brewery, which was demolished to make way for the Royal Festival Hall. Thanks to George VI the Lion was saved, and was moved outside Waterloo Station. When the station was made bigger in 1966 the Lion was moved to its current home. The lion was then renamed the ‘South Bank Lion’. The Coade Stone statue was designed by W.F. Woodington, and is 13 feet long and 12 feet high, and weighs over 13 tons.

Difficulty increased by half a star to take note of muggle factor.

9 December 2015 The cache has reverted to a magnetic nano
PLEASE be extremely careful as you tie your shoelaces ;-)
Wheelchair accessible, although requires bending to retrieve

Now on opposite side of road to original placement

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

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Decryption Key


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