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Chalkie White - double trouble

A cache by Bod and St Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 3/9/2003
In Southern England, United Kingdom
Difficulty:
3.5 out of 5
Terrain:
2 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:

Chalkie White is stashed on the Chilterns overlooking the small town of Watlington, not far from a chalk cutting. known as the White Mark on the National trust area. No tough climbs involved if you park as advised. Chalkie White was originally in a green tupperware box, but some plebians took it sometime in the autumn of 2003. It's now been re-installed as a two cache find - a film cannister & a small clear container not far apart from each other - double trouble!

If you drive up the hill from Watlington to the National Trust area you will see on the right hand side what is called The White Mark cut into the chalk. There are a number of local theories as to why the Mark was cut, the most plausible(?) being that if it is viewed from behind Watlington church (over towards Cuxham), then the Mark will form a spire on top of the church's tower.

Parking is available at N 051 38.193' W 000 58.569'. A bit of a muddy walk brings you out onto the hill, where you will get some great views of Oxfordshire, both North towards Aylesbury and South towards Henley. You can start from the Ridgeway, but don't try this whilst carrying any small children (like I just did!). The site now has two caches, one in a film cannister with a log book, & a backup cache which originally contained a police car, some face gel, some speed clips & some low value currency. Happy hunting!

Bod&St.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Gur obhtuf znl unir gurz

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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