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This cache has been archived.

cannonedwards: We have decided to archive this series.
It has been completed by the majority of the local cachers already.
Thanks to everybody who looked for it.
If you found any of the caches in this series and would like the coords for the Kiln, then please email us. We are archiving that in the next couple of weeks.
Mark & Annie


Master Potter - Josiah Wedgwood

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Hidden : 5/18/2008
1.5 out of 5
2 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:

This cache is a multi, it shouldn’t take long, but to solve it you need to visit an important location to the pottery industry in Stoke on Trent. By completing Master Potter – Josiah Wedgwood you will find (in the cache) a number which you will need to obtain the bonus cache, Master Potter – The Kiln.

There are four Master Potters you will need to obtain the co ordinates for the bonus cache.

Master Potter – Henry Doulton
Master Potter – Thomas Minton
Master Potter – Josiah Wedgwood
Master Potter – Josiah Spode

Leading to Master Potter – The Kiln

Josiah Wedgwood - July 12, 1730 - January 3, 1795, born Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent was an English potter, credited with the industrialization of the manufacture of pottery. He was a member of the Darwin — Wedgwood family, most famously including his grandson, Charles Darwin.

Wedgwood's work was of very high quality (when visiting his workshop, if he saw an offending vessel that failed to meet with his standards, he would smash it with his stick, exclaiming, "This will not do for Josiah Wedgwood!"). Wedgwood was also keenly interested in the scientific advances of his day and it was this interest that underpinned his adoption of its approach and methods to revolutionize the quality of his pottery. His unique glazes began to distinguish Josiah's wares from anything else on the market.

The co ordinates listed are for the Wedgwood family memorial tablet.

To find the co ordinates to the final cache you need to go to the co ordinates listed.

Stand so you can read the plaque, then look over your right shoulder to the railed in wall. Walk over to the plaque in this wall (the original alter) and count the number of letters on the plaque. This equals PQ.

You will find the micro at:

53° 00.(P-2)96 002° 10.7(Q+1)0

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Pnany fvqr ae gur oraq.

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



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