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VS #1517 Elston

A cache by sponge_3 Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 09/26/2018
Difficulty:
2 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: small (small)

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Geocache Description:


Elston

 

Elston Hall was the residence of the Darwin family from 1680 until after WWII when the Hall was sold. The most famous Darwin to have lived there was Erasmus Darwin, Charles' grandfather. Charles is also known to have visited on a number of occasions.

Elston village sign sits on the village playing field between the church, shop and school. It depicts the village past which is predominantly a farming community.

 

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THE CACHE

 

Look at the plaque under ONE side of the sign.

The cache can be found at:

N 53 01.ABC

W 000 52.DEF

A = Total number of words

B = Letters in the fifth word

C = Number of hands

D = Letters in the first word

E = Number of times the letter 'D' appears

F = Place in the alphabet of the fourth letter in the first word

Village Signs Series

If anybody would like to expand the Village Sign Series, please do. I would ask that you let Smokeypugs know first at www.villagesignseries.co.uk so they can keep track of the Village Sign numbers and names to avoid duplication.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

O B C

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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