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VS #960 - Great Braxted

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Hidden : 01/07/2017
Difficulty:
2 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:


Village Sign in Great Braxted.

The east-facing side shows a tree, rabbit, birds and an apple (ball) taking the bails off cricket stumps. The west-facing side shows a village pump, trees, birds, flowers and an ear of corn.

The place-name 'Braxted' is first attested in the Domesday Book of 1086, where it appears as Brachesteda. The name comes from the Old English 'braec', meaning 'newly-cultivated land'. Great Braxted is first attested (in Latin) as Magna Bracsted in 1206.

Count the number of ears of corn on the village sign = A

X = A*31+14

The cache can be found at N 51 47.X E 0 41.X


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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)

H O JEBAT

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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