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Church Micro 6817...Philleigh

A cache by KernowJamz & RFCColin Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 01/27/2015
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Geocache Description:

The cache is NOT located at the above coordinates. They are just a starting point..

This is a multi based around the church of Philleigh.

There has been a church in Philleigh since the 7th century. The current church has a tower from the 13th century. With the rest of the church being different additions from various victorian restorations. The old village name was 'Eglos Ros' meaning 'Heath Church' before both were changed to Philleigh after the parish saint St. Filius. The Manor of Eglos Rose is mentioned in the Doomsday Book. The church has a west tower, north transcript and south ailse. The font is octagonal and dates from the 13th century.

The FINAL can be found at N50 AB.BCD W004 DE.BFC

Stage 1) Third digit of year of death? F (Grave with Horse Shoe symbol)

Stage 2) How many windows above the door? B

Stage 3) On the back of the church there are two windows. Go to the left window. How many individual windows within a granite frame are there -1? E

Stage 4) First digit of Melvyn's age at time of his passing? C (The Dingle's)

Stage 5) How many lights? A and how many A frames? D

Checksum is 26

The container has some swaps and a coin of the realm for FTF

Don't forget your wellies.

Congratulations to pr2105 and devorandachsund on a joint FTF

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 at

See also the Church Micro Statistics and Home pages for further information about the series.


Thanks to Bartow for pointing out that there are DEFRA signs saying their permissive footpath is closed. I have now included a couple of links so you can see the footpath route provided by the Council website and DEFRA's route of their footpath.

Council link here

DEFRA link here

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

EUF Tngrjnl

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



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