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zenna1991: The ongoing roadworks have completely blocked this area. I will keep a close eye on this as I walk/ bus past this a few times a week. Hopefully the footpaths open up soon.


SideTracked - Chippenham

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Hidden : 07/08/2020
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Size: Size:   other (other)

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Geocache Description:



Chippenham Station is part of the Great Western Main Line, and is situated 93 miles from London Paddington. 
The main line was opened in stages, the section from Hay Lane westwards to Chippenham opened on 31st May 1841, the next section was between Chippenham and Bath and this opened on 30th June 1841. Soon Chippenham was also connected to other towns such as Westbury. 
In 1858 the station was expanded, and an engine shed and goods shed built. A weighbridge and coal merchants office had been built around the same time as the station. 
Both the station and the weighbridge station are now Grade II listed buildings. 


To solve this cache you first need to solve the crossword at home using your favourite search engine, and then using those answers, complete the following formula for the final coordinates.

N51 27. D6 first letter + second letter A5 third letter - first letter A2 first letter

W002 07. D6 second letter D1 second letter + sixth letter D2 second letter - sixth letter


Please take care with childeren and pets when collecting the final, it is near busy roads, cross said roads safely. Please be discreet in retrieval and replacement as you will be overlooked. Stealth is needed! Tweezers may be handy and BYOP!


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Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Zntargvp. Orgjrra gur gjb ohg gur sbyvntr fvqr! Cyrnfr hfr fgrnygu.

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)

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