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A Fine Pair # 350 ~ Wool

A cache by Dorset Scarecrow Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 8/8/2015
Difficulty:
2 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:


Wool

The 350th in a series of caches where a red telephone box
is in close proximity to a post box


Wool is a large village in the Purbeck district of Dorset. The village lies at a historic bridging point on the River Frome, half way between Dorchester and Wareham.

Woolbridge Manor House, a 14th-century building, is a prominent feature just outside the village and the location of Tess's honeymoon in Thomas Hardy's Tess of the D'Urbervilles. Other prominent features of the village include the medieval church of the Holy Rood, the railway station on the south western main line from London Waterloo to Weymouth, and the thatched cottages along Spring Street. Nearby, to the east of the village, are the ruins of Bindon Abbey, which was demolished in the Dissolution of the Monasteries of 1539, the stone being used to build castles in Portland, Lulworth and Sandsfoot.

The phone box and postbox stand on the grass triangle at the junction where Collier’s Lane and Chalk Pit Lane meet the A352 main road.


To find the cache…

What is the telephone number of the phone box? 01929 ABCDEF
As the phone has been removed, the number required is: 462745

On the H plate at the rear of A Fine Pair, what is the number on the yellow sticker? GHJK

Final co-ordinates:
N 50° 40. (A+K) (F+J) (D-H)
W 002° 13. (C+G) (E+J) (D+K)

Checksum for all co-ordinates = 51


The final location is a short walk from the Fine Pair

The cache is a small magnetic container
PLEASE REHIDE CAREFULLY


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 geocachingafinepair@gmail.com to be given a number and name to avoid duplication

A public Bookmark List is available for this series


Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Jvgu gur Fcrrqf

Decryption Key

A|B|C|D|E|F|G|H|I|J|K|L|M
-------------------------
N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



 

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