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Church Micro 5728...Bakewell

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Hidden : 05/02/2014
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1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:

All Saints Church, Bakewell, is the parish church of Bakewell, Derbyshire. It is a Grade I listed building.

Please note the cache is not at the published coordinates

In order to find this cache you must first visit the church and try to find the answer to a few questions!

NB Parking can often be difficult in Bakewell! There are many areas where parking is controlled. Please be careful and park thoughtfully.

The church was first built in 920 during the Saxon times. The churchyard has two 9th-century Saxon crosses, and during restoration work, in the 1840s, many carved fragments of Saxon stonework were found in and around the porch, as well as some ancient stone coffins.

The present church was started in the 12th century in Norman style, however only the west, front and part of the nave survive from that time. The remainder of the church was built between 1220 and 1240. The spire was added in 1340 but in 1840, was completely rebuilt.

You can find out a lot more about the church by clicking here.

The cache is at:

N 53⁰ 12. A B 0

W 001⁰ 40. C D 1

To find the cache go to the listed coordinates

A = the Notice Board is in Loving Memory of ? (Number of letters in whole name)

B =What letter is carved into the RHS of the arch? (a=1 b=2 ...etc)

C = the number of stone coffins at the side of the porch + 2

D = ((A + B + C) ÷ 2) - 5

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