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SideTracked - Newton St Cyres

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Hidden : 8/8/2017
In South West England, United Kingdom
Difficulty:
1.5 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:


About The Cache:

This cache is a replacement for one which has recently been archived. The final location co-ordinates are exactly the same as the previous ones but the container is now a bison.

The cache is based around this prize winning station but is not on railway property. The given co-ordinates will take you to the station gate and you will find all the information you need close by.

  • The first train to Exeter Central on Weekdays is at 07CA
  • And at 080B on Saturdays
  • If you need Extra Help call 0800 1E7 1D2F

Final co-ordinates:- N50 46.ABC W003 35.DEF

The cache is just a short walk away.

Placed in memory of Westwoods 2

 

 About Newton St Cyres Station

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Known before the Great War simply as “St. Cyres,” the station suffered the disadvantage of being located almost a mile from the village it served. Until the mid-20th century, Newton St. Cyres was among the prettiest of Devon villages, with two rows of 16th and 17th century thatched cottages tightly bordering the main road. The post-World War II increase in traffic led to severe congestion along the narrow main street and, after a prolonged public battle, the entire row of cottages along the south side of the street was demolished, in the opinion of many, an act of public vandalism. Hints of the village’s ancient charm are still to be found at the little ford and along the quiet lane that lies beyond. Newton St. Cyres’s proximity to Exeter, in the gentler days before mass vehicle ownership, ensured a healthy number of railway ticket sales: 10,385 in 1928 -- a figure only surpassed by those of Barnstaple, Crediton and Yeoford. Today the situation is reversed. Few trains stop at the isolated station.

About SideTracked Caches

This cache belongs to the SideTracked series. It is not designed to take you to a magical place with a breath taking view. It's a distraction for the weary traveller, but anyone else can go and find it too. More Information can be found at the SideTracked Website

 

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Choyvp Sbbgcngu Cbfg

Decryption Key

A|B|C|D|E|F|G|H|I|J|K|L|M
-------------------------
N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



 

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Current Time:
Last Updated: on 10/1/2017 1:24:52 AM Pacific Daylight Time (8:24 AM GMT)
Rendered From:Unknown
Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum

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