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Church Micro - 5530 - Moretonhamstead

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Hidden : 03/25/2014
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2 out of 5

Size: Size: small (small)

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Geocache Description:

This Cache brings you to the Town of Moretonhampstead which lies on the edge of Dartmoor.

All information can be found safely and respectfully from the main Path. There is no reason to walk over any graves

Through the iron gate you arrive at St Andrews Church historically the very heart of life in the village. The church stands on ground that has been used for religious purposes since Saxon days. The first stone church was built during the 12th Century. The four stage tower with its pinnacles and staircase turret was completed in 1418 although most of the present building was built around 1400 before the tower. There are eight bells, four of them with Westminster chimes, which were added in 1922. The church has been restored many times. The only relic of the original pulpit is a carved angel sounding a trumpet in the church. A new clock replaced the old one to commemorate the coronation of King George VI in 1937. In the porch there are two tombstones displayed of two French officers. By the West door of the church stands a large granite cross, erected to the memory of the fallen in 1914-18 war. It was made at Blackingstone Quarry. There is a detailed tourist information pamphlet about the church obtainable from the Tourist Information office in the centre of the town.

The Co-ords will take you to the first site to get information from.

This is the grave of Dennis Harvey Who Died November 1Ath 1870 aged 74 years

Also his wife Elizabeth Who Died November 2nd 18B2 aged 70 years

The first Waypoint will take you to the Grave of Thomas Neck Who Died November C6th 18D7 aged 69 years

Also of Mary his Wife who Died July 19th 1860 aged 7E years

How many sons did Thomas and Mary have? = F

The second waypoint take you to a Tomb.

Colonel Richard Charles Germon Departed This Life March 3rd 1902 aged 80 years

His Wife Maria Vincent Parted This Life Gth of February 1893 aged 7H

Now all you need to do is a little calculating

H+C = Z

G-E =Y

B-C = X

D+F = W

C+A = V

H-A = U

You will find the cache at

N50. 39. ZYX W003. 45. WVU

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.

“If anybody 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. There is also a Church Micro Stats & Information page found via the Bookmark list”

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Oruvaq Ebpx

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)

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