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Church Micro 3588…Shipham

A cache by Ade3 adopted by Leonards193 Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 04/14/2013
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1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:

Here is my 11th church micro, I have a ? CM cache Church Micro 4050...Wells Cathedral, for that note how many figures appear on the 4 pairs of south windows on the church and keep that for future reference.

Your looking for a screw top black taped container

Where the cache lays is beautiful country head out south from here on the footpath.

For those not in the know The Church Mirco Series is intended to be as big a cache size as you can muster, Steve (sadexploration) explains.
Click here page 4.
The series is called ‘Church Micro’ I encourage cachers to hide as large a cache as it's possible to. It’s just that Church 2.5 Lt clip box’ didn’t quite roll off the tongue as well.

So onto the church description.

The Anglican parish church of St Leonard was built in 1843 by James Wilson of Bath and is a Grade II listed building. Stained glass in the north window of the nave commemorates Hannah More, who as part of her work to 'civilise' the people of Cheddar and the surrounding villages, particularly the lead-miners of Shipham, established the Shipham Church of England Voluntary Controlled School. A chest tomb to Amelia Day in the churchyard, 5 metres (16 ft) south of the nave, is also a listed building. Church of St Leonard Anglican parish church. 1843 by J Wilson of Bath. Coursed and squared rubble, slate roof, coped verges, "Gothic" Nave; small chancel embatted tower at south-west corner incorporating a porch to ground floor, tall bell chamber windows to hexagonal upper stage. gargoyles probably reused from earlier structure. Three bay nave, 2-light windows with simple tracery; 3-light east window, reticulated tracery. Galleried interior, elaborate arch-braced roof. Reredos appears reused from a C15 hood screen; 2 early C19 wall monuments; 3 C18 chairs; stained glass in north window of nave commemorates Hannah More.

For full information on how you can expand the Church Micro series by sadexploration please read the Place your own Church Micro page before you contact him.

See also the Church Micro Statistics and Home pages for further information about the series.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

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