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VS# 1 Dagnall

A cache by Smokeypugs Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 03/01/2013
Difficulty:
2 out of 5
Terrain:
2 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:

Village signs is a new series of caches based on the ornate signs that depict the heritage, history and culture of the villages that put them up (normally on the village green!).

The signs can be made of different materials from fibreglass to  wood, from forged steel to stone. They can depict anything from local industry to historical events. The tradition probably stated in Norfolk or Suffolk and has now spread across most of the country so we thought we would base a series on them!

Dagnall is a village in the parish of Edlesborough Northall and Dagnall, in Buckinghamshire, England. The place name is derived from the Old English for "Daegga's Knoll". In manorial rolls of 1196 it was listed as Dagenhale. The spelling Dagenhale appears in a legal record of 1450. Thomas Bradwater is listed as a husbandman of the place. Unveiled  3rd December 2011 by local the MP the seat and sign are part of the EDaN (Edlesborough, Dagnall and Northall) Beautification project. The seat is dedicated to the memory of villagers Anne Thompson and Michael Price. 

The cache is a tube type covered in green tape hidden close by!


If anybody would like to expand this series please do. I would just ask that you let SmokeyPugs know first so they can keep track of the Village Sign numbers and names to avoid duplication.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Gel oruvaq gur Vil

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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