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A Fine Pair # 1247 ~ Upton

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Hidden : 11/26/2018
2 out of 5
1 out of 5

Size: Size:   micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:

A Fine Pair Upton


Number 1247 in a series of caches where a red telephone box is in close proximity to a post box.

The only rules are that they have to be able to be photographed together, be not more than 100’ apart and the phone boxes have to be red.


The letter box is in the wall of the former Post Office. Unusually, the building is thatched. Look on the roof, can you see the owl? The letter box dates from George V reign and is a rare type. It is hard to be exact with the accurate number but between 35-50 of this type exist in the UK. The telephone kiosk is actually still in use although I bet a call has not been made from the TK for some time!






Look inside the telephone kiosk. Take note of the boxes telephone number. This is 01636 ABCDEF.

The cache can be found at:

N 53 04. A (A+D) B

W 000 54. (E-F) (C+E+F) (A-C)

The Fine Pair series was originally started by wizardsmum but is now managed by mattd2k

If anybody would like to place 'A Fine Pair' of their own please do. I would just ask that you first visit to request a number to avoid any duplication

mattd2k also keeps a public Bookmark List of this series. Once your cache is published please contact him via to have yours added

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Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)