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VS #216 - Ellington

A cache by MarcusMaximi Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 10/26/2014
Difficulty:
2.5 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 micro tube.



Go to the published cordinates. Admire the sign, then turn round and look at the water sign.

Main = DEA

Valve = FG

Dist = H

B = D + E + F

C = D + F + G + H

Go to N 52° 20.ABC W 000° 18.DBE


In 1870, Ellington was described as,

"A parish in the district and county of Huntingdon; on an affluent of the river Ouse, 5 miles W of Huntingdon r. station. Post town, Brampton, under Huntingdon. Acres, 2, 910. Real property, £3, 956. Pop., 413. Houses, 95. The property is much sub-divided. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Ely. Value, £168.* Patron, St. Peter's College, Cambridge. The church is good; and there are a Baptist chapel, and charities £56."

In terms of civil registration, from 1 July 1837, Ellington was a district of Huntingdonshire. Following this it became a sub-district of Spaldwick, but has now returned to being a district of Huntingdonshire.

Ellington's local public house gets its name from the particular type of timber used for the skeleton of the building during construction; today the ancient beams are visible from the bar area and the dining room

The cache is only a few mintes 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 zrgny cbfg. cbfg vf haqre gur gerr. pnpur vf haqre n fgbar

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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