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Church Micro 9717...Syresham Multi-Cache

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cannonfodder32: Unfortunately, as I have now moved away from the area, this one is a little too far for me to keep it maintained as it should be. Thanks all for the great logs and Fps

Hidden : 06/20/2016
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Geocache Description:

St James The Great Syresham

This old church has some lovely medieval wall paintings, and victorian stained glass windows. The Saxon village of Syresham (or Sigresham) was once a forest clearing of about 400 acres, taken over by the Normans after their conquest. The church was built around 1200ad and boasts traces of early wall paintings including a representation of the Last Judgement, on the wall over the chancel arch. During the Reformation this painting was replaced by a list of the Ten Commandments, vestiges of which can still be seen. The church has several aspects of Norman architecture including a Norman front.

To find the cache you will need to get the answers to the following questions and then solve the equation to get the coords.

A. The frequency which the church flood lights operate at.

B. On a scale of 1 to 10 what score would you give the aesthetics of the church (10 being the most aesthetically pleasing)

C. The number of old fashioned lampposts between the main entrance to the church yard and the main church door.

D. How many sides does the church spire have

E. The first three numbers after the area code of the rectory's landline phone number

F. To the nearest 10, how many "find treats" do the cachers who live closest to this cache give to their geohounds in an average weekend caching? (answers should be rounded up)

G. The height of the piquet fence that surrounds the church grounds.

H. Assuming there are 4 imps that make the floral arrangements for harvest festival, how many "imp hours" does it take them to complete the various displays

I. The sum of the numbers in the time that the service is held on the 4th Sunday of each month (from the sign near the parking WP).

J. Pick a number between 1 and 15, divide it by Pi to 5 decimal places then times that number by 7, round your answer up to the nearest 10

K. The rough year the church was built.

L. The time in minutes it takes for a well practiced vicar to greet parishioners as they arrive for worship.

M. How many steps are there leading into the church yard at the posted coordinates.

N. The number of unicorns currently grazing within the church grounds. (you must believe they exist to see them).

O. In millimetres what is the length of the 4th pew back into the nave from the northern transept.

P. On the 6th Sunday of every month there is always a rainbow visible from the church yard, how many gold coins are there in the leprechauns crock that can be found at the end of it?

Q. The number of power lines attached to the west end of the church.

R. The number of benches in the church yard.

S. The average number of hot air balloons that would fly over the church form the Northampton balloon festival when the wind is blowing from the west.

T. The average number of cups of tea consumed at an average church coffee morning.

U. How many orange ridge tiles are there on the roof that runs NNW? (They stick up like tomb stones).

V. The number of exterior doors.

W. The number of times "Onward Christian Soldiers" is sung in the church on an annual basis

X. The number of louvered windows on the north side of the church tower.

Y. The three numbers in the middle of the rectory's post code

Z. The number of fairies tending to the animals that gives you the answer to N.

Once you have all the above information it is time to get your Carol Vorderman on......

The cache can be found at........

N52º4. ((( E / M ) - ( Y x X )) x M ) - (( M x U ) - ( M x Q ))

W001º4. (( K + Y ) / X ) + (( I x Q ) + ( X / M ) + Q )

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

[The information] Lbh znl svaq guvf uneq gb oryvrir ohg abg nyy gur dhrfgvbaf arrq gb or nafjrerq va beqre gb ybpngr gur pnpur ohg lbh fubhyq trg nf znal nafjref nf lbh pna [The Container] Guebhtu gur tngr naq va gur vil

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)