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VS #1107 Bottisham

A cache by MarcusMaximi Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 03/08/2017
Difficulty:
1.5 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:


The cache is NOT at the published coordinates due to the proximity of the CM.

Visit the published cordinates, which is the village sign, and answer some questions to find the coordinates of the cache.



Bottisham is a village and civil parish in the East Cambridgeshire district of Cambridgeshire, England, about 6 miles (10 km) east of Cambridge, halfway to Newmarket. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 1,983, including Chittering, increasing to 2,199 at the 2011 Census.


Examine the area around the village sign and then extract the numbers represented by letters in bold and red

There is a village pump nearby with K little black spikes sticking out of the ground.

There is a plaque in the ground near the sign. The WI buried a time capsule in month M and year JNPQ. There are G words all in CAPS on the plaque, C letters in the first word of the penultimate line and D letters in the first word of the last line

There is an interesting notice board between the road and the sign. The year mentioned with "I was naked & Ye clothed me." is ARBH.

E = M - J

F = R -G

Cache is at N 52° AB.CDE E000° FG.HJK


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 30ml tube


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

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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..

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Additional Hints (Decrypt)

svir sbbg hc va gbc bs yrsg unaq vil pbirerq fghzc

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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