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Long Man: This cache has been flagged by Geocaching HQ as one that may need attention. I notice that no action has been taken by the owner to correct the issue, could the owner please check this cache and give an indication of when it may be sorted out. If there is no response to this log after 30 days I will archive the cache. In the meantime I am disabling it.

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Andy
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CDW #2

A cache by gommezcrew Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 1/10/2016
Difficulty:
2 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:

Camberley Dog Walk #2. Should be a relatively easy find, but remember a pen and some tweezers!


This mini series of caches is a local dog walking circuit of about 1-1.5 miles. The route is around the residential area of Camberley, between Park Road in Camberley and the M3 motorway. The suggested start is the top of Heatherdale Road, where there is some street parking (please show consideration for the local residents) and proceeds down Brackendale Road towards the motorway. It can get noisy near the footbridge over the M3, but if you’re feeling energetic, nip over the footbridge and snaffle the caches ‘Operation Drop (GC5H74G)’ and ‘Operation Rise (GC5HCHN)’ on the south side!

Our series takes you down to Watchetts Lakes and then back past Camberley Cricket club (where as a Premium Member you could collect ‘Cricket Pitch Micro #15 Camberley’.  

The route is largely on pavements, although the section near Watchetts Pond can get muddy in the Winter or after heavy rainfall!

At the end of 18th Century, the estate of the ‘Manor of Fremley’ included Tekel's Park, Barossa Common and the whole of what is now Camberley. In the early 19th Century, the land was divided and approx 1500 acres were sold to John Tekells, who built a large house, known as Tekells Castle within the Tekells Estate. The house was destroyed by fire in 1906 but some of the gardens and some traces of the house remained. The Tekells Estate has diminished in size over the years and in 1964, the compulsory purchase of land for the construction of the M3 motorway cut off parts of the estate and reduced its size further.

Although this walk doesn’t take you into the Tekells Estate one of the original major access routes to the Castle was along the line of Heatherdale Road. The path linking Brackendale and Tekells Estate is no longer open.

Well done to Coin-Man for FTF !

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Fgvpxl fnaq

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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