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VS #519 - Somersham

A cache by MarcusMaximi Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 02/14/2016
2 out of 5
2 out of 5

Size: Size:   micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:

The cache is NOT at the published coordinates. Visit the coordinates to find the clues to find the cache.

Village signs is a series of caches based on the ornate signs that depict the heritage, history and culture of the villages that put them up (normally on the village green!).

This cache is a black/camo 30ml tube

On the sign there is a plaque with a date. ABth CD EFGH. where CD is the month number, ie November would be 11, April would be 04.

The cache can be found at N 52° 22.(A+B)(A+B)(A+E) W 000° 00.(B+D)(B+C)(A+H)

Somersham is a village and civil parish in Cambridgeshire, England. Somersham lies approximately 9 miles (14 km) east of Huntingdon and 4 miles (6 km) north of St Ives. Somersham is situated within Huntingdonshire which is a non-metropolitan district of Cambridgeshire as well as being a historic county of England.

There has been a settlement in this corner of the country for at least 2,500 years and probably much longer than that. The village may not be full of ancient buildings, but it possesses a rich heritage of recorded history. Somersham lies on the Greenwich meridian line. There is a marker on the pavement in the High Street denoting the location of the October 1884 Greenwich Prime Zero meridian line.

There was once a railway station at Somersham connecting it to the towns of March and St Ives, as well as a short branch to Ramsey.

The cache is a short walk from the village sign so please do not go climbing all over it!

If anybody would like to expand this series please do. I would just ask that you let SmokeyPugs know first so they can keep track of the Village Sign numbers and names to avoid duplication..


Additional Hints (Decrypt)

va ynfg fncyvat cebgrpgbe

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)