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VS 1624 Mellis (50 4 50 #13)

A cache by Bee of Good Cheer Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 03/16/2019
Difficulty:
2 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: other (other)

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Mellis is a small village in Suffolk, England. It has the largest area of unfenced common land in England. Oliver Cromwell exercised his troops in Mellis. It once had a railway station on the main line between London and Norwich, and a small branch line that ran to nearby Eye.

Mellis Common is a 59 hectare nature reserve. In summer rare plants such as green-winged orchid, sulphur clover and adder's tongue fern flourish. The abundance of small mammals also makes the site a favourite hunting ground for barn owl and tawny owl.

The 14th-century parish church of St Mary, restored in 1859 and 1900, is a Grade II* listed building.

The cache is not hidden on the village sign.

As I'm celebrating my 50th birthday this year, I said that I would put out 50 caches/events to mark the occasion. This is 50 4 50 #13

 

If anybody would like to expand the Village Sign Series, please do. I would ask that you let Smokeypugs know first by filling in the contact form on the Village Sign Series website villagesignseries.co.uk https://villagesignseries.co.uk so they can keep track of the Village Sign numbers and names to avoid duplication.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Vs lbh pna'g frr vg, gnxr n ybbx ng lbhefrys...

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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