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VS# 719 Wretton

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Hidden : 07/20/2016
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Geocache Description:

Another cache in the popular village sign series

According to various text, the name ‘WRETTON’ is derived from ‘WIRETON’, meaning a settlement by a stream of running water however, other sources quote early records using the name ‘WROTTON’ [earliest notation circa 1198] meaning an enclosure [from ton or tun] where ‘crosswort’, a medicinal plant is grown [from Wroett].

It is certain that the name ‘WRETTON’ has ancient origins and although not specifically named in the Doomsday Book, the settlement was certainly assessed under various different manorships. 

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Onfr bs gerr va pyhfgre bs gerrf

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



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