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War Memorial #824 ~ All Saints - Wigan Multi-cache

Hidden : 07/29/2019
Difficulty:
1 out of 5
Terrain:
1 out of 5

Size: Size:   micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:


 

This is a Grade II* listed War Memorial.

It was made in 1925, by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott. Portland stone with bronze plaques. Eleanor Cross type.

Octagonal 3-stage plinth, the centre and upper stages surrounded by rectangular bronze plaques with names of the fallen in raised lettering, and the upper stage with re-entrants on the south and north sides, the south lettered: REMEMBER THE MEN OF WIGAN WHO GAVE / THEIR LIVES TO THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918 / AND THE SECOND WORLD WAR 1939-1945 and also FALKLANDS WAR 1982. High octagonal pillar with panelled sides, triangular shafts to the corners carried up to wreath-bearing figures between the windows of an elaborately and delicately traceried lantern with a corona and apex cross.

Curved triangular memorial garden surrounded by dwarf walls with chamfered coping and dwarf quatrefoiled iron railings; entrances at corners flanked by lamp standards on octagonal plinths. Forms group with Church of All Saints. 

The north side has a wise saying comprising 8 words on the first line and 7 words on the second line.

The cache can be found at N53 32.85A  W002 38.11B

A = The number of letters in the 7th word + 8th word on the first line - 2.

B = The number of letters in the 3rd word + 4th word on the second line.

 


***** PLEASE NOTE IMPORTANT *****
CACHES ARE NOT ALLOWED TO BE PLACED ON ACTUAL MEMORIALS OR WITHIN THE BOUNDARY OF SUCH

AT ALL TIMES PLEASE TREAT LOCATIONS OF MEMORIALS WITH RESPECT


Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Fznyy, yvtug terl obk.

Decryption Key

A|B|C|D|E|F|G|H|I|J|K|L|M
-------------------------
N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)