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Coolhill Castle

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Hidden : 3/29/2009
Difficulty:
2 out of 5
Terrain:
2 out of 5

Size: Size: small (small)

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Geocache Description:

Coolhill Castle, County Kilkenny.

This fortified residence has a fine circular structure. It dates back to the 13th century. It was passed to the Mountgarret family in 1621 but came under Cromwell's confiscations in 1653. It is situated on a cliff which is on a bend in the River Barrow, not far from The Rower.

To find the cache you will need to make some simple calculations for the final co-ordinates.

You should see the entrance gate of the castle. How many vertical bars (excluding the edges) in this gate? Call your answer A.

The final co-ordinates are:
N52 27.(90 x (A + 2) ) + A + 1
W6 55.(137 x A) + A - 2

The cache is a small camouflaged plastic canister. Please keep lid side facing in when replacing in it's hiding spot.

The best and only parking is near the brown direction sign.

CAUTION - heed the warning signs for the nearby cliff.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

onfr bs cvyyne

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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