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War Memorial #589 ~ Caunton

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Hidden : 12/07/2018
Difficulty:
2 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:


Caunton

 

Caunton War Memorial is a Grade II listed structure, achieving the status on 13 July 2012.

The memorial is constructed of coursed Triassic Mercia Mudstone rubble, a hard, fine-grained sandstone known as skerry, probably quarried locally. The large blocks were taken from the chancel of St Andrew during its restoration in 1869 by Ewan Christian and were probably cut in the C13th.

The memorial is in the form of a fragment of wall, measuring approximately 1.5m in width and 1.6m in height with a depth of 0.3m. The lower half is wider than the stepped upper half which is surmounted by a roughly pedimented cap and iron Celtic cross. Along one of the lower courses is carved ‘These stones were cut in the XIIIth century by the builders of this church’. A bronze plaque set in the upper half is inscribed ‘1914-1918 THESE MEN OF CAUNTON SOUGHT THE GLORY OF ENGLAND. THEY FOUND THE GLORY OF GOD’ followed by their names.

The memorial is dedicated to the fallen of World War I and was unveiled in 1920.

 

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THE CACHE

 

Look at the memorial plaque. Use the information on the plaque to find the final container.

N 53 07. A B C

W 000 53. D E F

Where:

A = Letters in the country

B = Total number of men

C = Number of George's

D = Total number of Sgts

E = Total letters in the last males surname

F = Men in the 8th Sherwoods

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The series is dedicated to those who fought for their country. "We will remember them!”

If anyone would like to place a War Memorial Cache of your own then please do so. We would ask if you do so please contact Just-us-Two through their profile page or justustwo1013@gmail.com
so they can keep track of the numbers

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*****PLEASE NOTE IMPORTANT *****

****PHYSICAL CACHES ARE NOT ALLOWED TO BE PLACED ON THE ACTUAL MEMORIAL OR WITHIN THE BOUNDARY OF SUCH MEMORIALS. AT ALL TIMES TREAT LOCATIONS OF MEMORIALS WITH RESPECT. ****

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Orgjrra pbapergr naq jbbq

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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