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VS #162a - Wrestlingworth

A cache by ryo62 Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 06/25/2018
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Size: Size: other (other)

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Geocache Description:

The cache is NOT at the published coordinates.

Visit the coordinates which is the village sign and answer a question to find the coordinates of the cache.

Wrestlingworth (Wrastlingewurde (12th century); Wrestlingforth (17th and 18th centuries)) is a village situated on the east Bedfordshire border with Cambridgeshire. Wrestlingworth is a small rural parish of approximately 1,700 acres with a population of over 850 people. Today Wrestlingworth incorporates the hamlet of Water End, some half mile to the south of the village centre. It serves as a commuter village for Cambridge, Stevenage and London.

Wrestlingworth is not mentioned in the Domesday Book. However, by the mid-12th century two manor houses – Kendale’s and Hereford’s - are recorded as the village which was being established along the banks of a tributary of the River Cam. The Church of St. Peter was established in about 1300. Graves from the Great Plague are still clearly visible in St. Peter’s churchyard, together with low set ‘leper’ windows.

Through the centuries Wrestlingworth flourished as a rural farming community partly due to its close proximity to the old Great North Road and the historically influential towns of Potton and Biggleswade.

On the plaque on the village sign is a telephone number ABCDE FGHJKM

The cache can be found at N52 A(B+D).(D+J)E(M+B) W000 HE.(E-B)(E-J)J

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 2ml tube

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

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)

zntargvp. oruvaq fvta

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



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