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Lizzies Hunting Shack

A cache by Chris n Maria Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 04/05/2003
Difficulty:
2 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: virtual (virtual)

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Geocache Description:

The only remaining royal hunting grandstand in the world. Built originally for Henry VIII .

This cache is on the London Geocaching Tube Map

This cache is part of a series planted for the cache bash on 5th April 2003.

Built in 1543 for Henry VIII, Queen Elizabeth's Hunting Lodge is probably the last remaining royal hunting grandstand in the world.
Elizabeth I may have used the building as she hunted in the forest on a number occasions. A superb example of timber framed architecture standing in the ancient royal forest of Epping among magnificent old oaks.

Displays within the building explain its history.

For more information about the hunting lodge why not visit its Web Site.

In order to claim this find please send us the answer to the following question:
Which boy meets Rod at Earth? (Please Email the answer - do not post here even if encrypted).

For a pleasant forest walk you can combine this cache with Epping Forest Ramble and/or Mind the Longhorns.

Please check out the G.A.G.B and G:UK web sites. They offer support for all Geocachers in the UK.

View the handicap ratings for GCEF0B

Why not visit Chris's Gallery of Epping Forest photography

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

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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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