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Church Micro 7355...Flamstead

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Hidden : 02/13/2015
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Size: Size: micro (micro)

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St Leonard's Church, Flamstead.

Please note that the cache is not located in or on church property..


St Leonard's church is believed to be named after Christina of Markyate, born 6th November 1096, who spent much of her life in Markyate Cell, where she was confined.

Christina was revered for her ability to fortell events from her dreams. She was honoured locally, but never canonised and as such it was impossible to name the church after her. Instead, the church was dedicated to her birthday saint, St Leonard.

The interior of the church has 14th century wall paintings that were uncovered in the 1930s. They are said to be Hertfordshire's most important  paintings after those in St Albans Abbey.



At the given coordinates you will see a wooden sign, painted white (with the words DACORUM BOROUGH COUNCIL underneath).

The telephone number displayed on the sign is 0A582-8B0CDE.

Use these number to work out the next stage which is at N 51° 49.ABE W 000° 26.AE(C+D).

At this location you will see a natural item with a commemorative plaque attached to it.

On this commemorative plaque are dates. F9GH - 2J0K.

Use these numbers to find the final which is at N 51° 49.FJ(G+H) W 000° 26.GKH.





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Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Vg vf angheny naq tbbq ng uvqvat guvatf, ohg abg bayl vil vf ANGHENY!
Lbh jvyy abg svaq guvf pnpur jvgu lbhe rlrf.Vg vf irel jryy uvqqra naq cebgrpgrq.

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



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