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Pillbox #7 - Gurney Slade

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Hidden : 01/01/2016
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1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:

This Pillbox is a type 26 with Brick Shuttering (FW3) built to defend the Somerset and Dorset railway bridge it is next to, it also lies on the GHQ Line : Green  Stop Line - Burnham on Sea to near Melksham (where it joins with the GHQ Line: Blue) and then north to the River Severn at Newnham. This line is also known as the Bristol Outer Line. Manned by VIII Corps. There is parking right next to this cache but please be sensible.

The Pillbox Series - This is a series of caches set next to pillboxes, gun emplacements and other historic military defences, if you wish to add to the series please contact the Somerset Smurfs for a number here just fill out the request form and Somerset Smurfs will do the rest.
This will keep track of the Pillbox numbers and names to avoid duplication.
The Pillbox Study Group website is full of information click here.
On the Pillbox Study Group site click links and downloads for a Google Earth Overlay of the Extended Defence of Britain Database which shows every location on Google Earth.
There is also a Bookmark list.


Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Onfr bs Cbyr

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



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