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A Fine Pair # 223 ~ Marnhull

A cache by Dorset Scarecrow Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 4/22/2015
In Southern England, United Kingdom
2 out of 5
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:


The 223rd in a series of caches where a red telephone box
is in close proximity to a post box

Marnhull, called Marlot in Thomas Hardy’s Tess of the D’Urbervilles, lies in the Blackmore Vale, an area of outstanding natural beauty, and displays the best of England’s rural environmental qualities. By area it is the largest village in Dorset and consists of several conjoined hamlets, connected by a network of minor roads.

This Fine Pair of a K6 style telephone box and a small postbox is sited at Stoney Lawn on the outskirts of the village.

To find the cache…

What is the telephone number in the phone box? 01258 ABCDEF

What is the number on the telegraph pole behind the Fine Pair? DPGH

Final co-ordinates:
N 50° 58. (F) (A-D) (C+G)
W 002° 18. (E) (B-F) (H-D)

Checksum for last co-ordinates = 17

The final location is a short walk from A Fine Pair

The cache is a small magnetic tube

The Fine Pair series was originally started by wizardsmum

If anybody would like to place 'A Fine Pair' of their own, just contact mattd2k at to be given a number and name to avoid duplication

A public Bookmark List is available for this series

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Svatrerq ng jung fcrrq?

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



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Current Time:
Last Updated: on 10/8/2017 9:04:54 AM Pacific Daylight Time (4:04 PM GMT)
Rendered From:Unknown
Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum

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