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!).
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!
Barton-Le-Clay is a Bedfordshire village, about 6 miles north of Luton and 12 miles south of Bedford. It has a population of about 5000. It has existed since at least 1066 and is mentioned in the Domesday Book. It was mentioned in Domesday Book. The village has a number of shops, pubs and restaurants, a bank, a post office, a village hall, a doctors, a library, a Lower School, a Middle School, several places of worship, a football club and other facilities.
The sign is near the war memorial. "The names of the 25 who returned not again, are here inscribed to be honoured for ever more." AB were Privates, C were Sergeants and D were Lance Corporals.
You can now find the fi all cache at:
North 51° 57.(C+5)((C*D)+B)(A+1) West 000° 25.(A+C)((C*D)+B+3)B
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.
Congratulations to Ed2Ed on being First To Find.