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VS #163 - Arrington

A cache by ryo62 Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 09/03/2014
Difficulty:
2 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:

Village signs is a 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!).

A 30ml tube.


Go to the published coordinates. Admire the sign, then look at the telegraph pole.

The numbers in the white circles = AB

Go to N 52° 08.(A-B)(B-6)(B/2) W 000° 03.B(B-1)(A-B)


Arrington is a village and civil parish in the South Cambridgeshire district of Cambridgeshire with a population of 415 at the time of 2011 census. The village is 6 miles (10 km) north of Royston, Hertfordshire and 9 miles (14 km) south-west of the county town of Cambridge.

Arrington is on the A1198 road, the old Roman Ermine Street. Around 950, the settlement's name was written as Earnningtone; in the 1086 Domesday Book it was spelled Erningtune. By the 13th century, the village was known as Aring(e)ton(e). The probable meaning was 'farmstead of the family or followers of a man called Earn(a)'. Flint tools have been found along the spring line around Church Farm.

The cache is only a few minutes walk from the village sign. Please do not go climbing all over the sign!

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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.

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Additional Hints (Decrypt)

onfr bs gryrtencu cbyr

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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