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VS #1598 Fulbeck

A cache by sponge_3 Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 01/29/2019
2 out of 5
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size:   micro (micro)

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Fulbeck 1


Fulbeck 2


The place-name 'Fulbeck' is mentioned in an 11th-century document as "Fulebec". It derives from Old Norse fúll and bekkr "stream".

In 1885 Kelly's Directory recorded that the chief crops grown in the area were wheat, barley, seeds and turnips, and that the village had both a Wesleyan and a Primitive Methodist chapel, and an ancient cross. The base and shaft are all that remains of the 14th-century cross.

Fulbeck Hall has been home to the Fane family since 1632.

During the Second World War 1939-1945 the house was requisitioned by the British Armed Forces and it was the location of the 1st Airborne Division before they left the United Kingdom for the Battle of Arnhem. There is still an Arnhem Museum at the house commemorating the soldiers based in the house during the war.





Look at the small plaque on the village sign. Use the two words in the last line and convert the letters to there position in the alphabet. A=1, B=2 etc. . .

The cache can be found at:

N 53 02.ABC

W 000 34.DEF


A = Seventh letter

B = First letter - Third letter

C = Eleventh letter

D = Fourth letter - Fifteenth letter

E = Eighth letter

F = Tenth letter - Seventh letter

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 so they can keep track of the Village Sign numbers and names to avoid duplication.

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Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)