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VS #1126 Broughton

A cache by MarcusMaximi Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 10/13/2017
1.5 out of 5
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size:   micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:

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 30ml tube

Broughton is a village and civil parish in the Huntingdonshire district of Cambridgeshire, England, around six miles north of Huntingdon. Broughton is situated within Huntingdonshire which is a non-metropolitan district of Cambridgeshire as well as being a historic county of England. According to the UK census of 2001 it had a population of 241, reducing to 237 at the 2011 census.

In 1085 William the Conqueror ordered that a survey should be carried out across his kingdom to discover who owned which parts and what it was worth. The survey took place in 1086 and the results were recorded in what, since the 12th century, has become known as the Domesday Book. Starting with the king himself, for each landholder within a county there is a list of their estates or manors; and, for each manor, there is a summary of the resources of the manor, the amount of annual rent that was collected by the lord of the manor both in 1066 and in 1086, together with the taxable value.

The cache is NOT at the published coordinates but you need to go there to collect some info.

Look at the plaque on the sign, it was unveiled on Ath B 19CD

Now read the Lock Up Sign. It was probably built around 184E. The earliest reference to the enclosure comes in 18F8 and the repair cost £G Hs 6d

The cache can now be found at N 52° GH.CAB W 000° 0B.CEF

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)

onfr bs cbfg

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)