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Queen's Quarter

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Hidden : 7/18/2016
Difficulty:
2.5 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: other (other)

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Geocache Description:


This multi is designed to bring you on a short tour of some of the highlights in the Queen's Quarter area of Belfast.


Stage 1: The Lanyon Building


The given coordinates are for stage 1 and bring you outside the Lanyon Building. Designed by architect Charles Lanyon in 1849, the university had 23 professors and 343 students when it opened. In 2014/2015, the university had 23,853 students.


To find A: the year the 'most favoured route south' was completed, 18A1.



Stage 2: University Street


University Street is the very centre of the Queen's Quarter and Stranmillis Village, with the Lanyon Building and the Students Union sitting opposite each other.


To find B: the year the college for training of ministers was founded, 18B5


Stage 3: Whitla Hall


William Whitla was a physicist and politician born in Monaghan. Whitla studied medicine and Queen's and was a wealthy man. Upon his death, money was set aside to build an assembly hall, what is now Sir William Whitla Hall.


To find C: Underneath the blue plaque, there's another plaque. Find the year: 19C0.


Stage 4: John Bell Blue Plaque


John Bell was a Belfast-born physicist and the originator of Bell's theorem. He studied at Queen's and subsequently at the University of Birmingham.


To find D: The last digit mentioned on the blue plaque.


Stage 5: Eco Sculpture


Eco stands outside McClay Library and was unveiled for the centenary of the university in 2008.


To find E: How many letters in the first name of the person who unveiled the sculpture



Stage 6: Botanic Gardens


Opened in 1828 as private gardens, the Botanic Gardens sits on 28 acres and houses the Ulster Museum.


To find F: The cost of selling the gardens to Belfast Corporation, £F0,5000


Stage 7: Friar's Bush Graveyard


Friar's Bush is believed to be Belfast's oldest cemetery, dating back to pre-Christian times.


To find G: The distance from the River Lagan, G50 metres


The Cache


The cache can be found at:


N 54 3(F+G).(A+B)(B/G)(C) W 005 5(E+F).(C-E)(D)(B+G)


The cache is a camouflaged container. Please bring your own pen and be stealthy!

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Fznyyre, aba-ohmmvat bar!

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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