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Church Micro 1308...Bexley

A cache by Traxxasman11 & Samtheman12 Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 08/03/2010
Difficulty:
2 out of 5
Terrain:
1 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:

This cache is a addition to the church micro series, Good luck!

Here is some church history on St Mary's church where the cache is hidden -

The parish church of St Mary the Virgin has been a continuous place of Christian worship for over eight hundred years. The church probably succeeded an earlier Saxon church on the same site. This was mentioned in the Domesday Survey (or census) in 1086 as a 'church in Bixle' where it is said that St Paulinus came to preach.

The parish at one time included four of the present neighbouring parishes. Today the congregation on Sundays is about one hundred and ten, in an ecclesiastical parish of about five thousand people. This one time farming community is now completely surrounded by suburban south-east London.

The centre of Bexley still has village characteristics of which the residents are proud. The church sits on a relatively large site which is park-like in character. There are a variety of 17th to 19th century memorials contained both inside the church and in the churchyard. There is also an adjacent cemetery which is now maintained by Bexley Council as a conservation area.

If any body would like to expand to this series please do, I would just ask that you could let Sadexploration know first so he can keep track of the Church numbers and names to avoid duplication

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Fgrcf

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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