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Little Bridges # 1264 Lych Way

A cache by Dartmoor Dave Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 11/01/2017
2 out of 5
2 out of 5

Size: Size:   small (small)

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Geocache Description:

The Lych Way, also known as the Corpse Road or the Way of the Dead, is a track starting from Bellever and ending at Lydford. It is the route used up until the mid 13th century for the transportation of the dead from the eastern side of the moor for burial at Lydford, as that was the location of the parish church. After this period permission was granted for burials to take place at Widecombe.

  • How many horizontal planks are there on the bridge = AB
  • How many bolts are there supporting the uprights on one side = CD
  • How many horizontal rails are there on one side = E

The cache can be found at N 50° 36.(A+E)(D)(B+C) W 004° 03.(CxD)(D+E)(E-B)

I would like to thank the Dartmoor National Park Authority for their kind permission to place this cache, which has been placed according to the geocaching guidelines.

The Little Bridges series was started by Stanthews in 2009 to highlight small footbridges in remote parts of Wiltshire. Since then the series has been expanded by others all over the country and starting to spread fast, Damian from Winter Foxes has created and updates a list of cachers who has found 10 or more little bridges and can be found here, if you would like to add to the series, please contact Stan on and he will give you a number for your bridge, to qualify, the bridge must be a foot bridge too small for vehicles, please make sure your title exactly matches “Little Bridges # xx then name” including spaces so it will get picked up and added to Damian’s list.

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