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Ty-Isa (The Wardrobe)

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Hidden : 4/6/2015
Difficulty:
1 out of 5
Terrain:
1 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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A magnetic micro.

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One of my series of caches around places of interest in East Belfast.

Caches in the series include:

The Other Side of East Belfast GC5QVE1
A nod to George GC5QXDC
Ty-Isa (The Wardrobe) GC5QXMF
The Strand Cinema GC5QYFE
Church Micro IE 137 Belmont Presbyterian GC5QZ2G
Belmont Tower GC5NZVB
The Searcher GC5QZ1N
The Birth of a Writer GC5QXWM
Church Micro IE 138 St Colmcille’s GC5QZ3X
Church Micro IE 139 Kirkpatrick Memorial, Belfast GC5QZ67
Down in the Hollow GC5QXAM

 

I have picked a few spots which reference the literary great C.S. Lewis. 

This one is placed with reference to the nearby family home of C.S. Lewis' paternal grandfather who is said to have made the wardrobe which inspired the title of one of his most famous books.  

Ty-Isa Parkgate Avenue, Belfast

Ty-Isa (Welsh for ‘the house alone’) was the home of CS Lewis’ paternal grandfather, Richard Lewis, who built a beautiful wardrobe for the Lewis family. Perhaps this Wardrobe was the inspiration for the gateway to Narnia! Ty-Isa was his home from 1870 until the death of his wife Martha in 1903. Following the death of his wife, Richard divided his time by staying with each of his sons until finally settling at Little Lea in 1907. Ty-Isa is now a private residence.

You can find out more or download the C.S. Lewis trail from http://www.communitygreenway.co.uk/trails

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

CNEXTNGR NIRAHR

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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