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Tom Thumb

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Hidden : 05/06/2003
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Geocache Description:

This is a multi cache with a search for Tom Thumb related items.

The above co ordinates are for part one.

Part 1: Tom Thumbs House
N53 06.276
W00 11.457

You are looking for a small house, Approximately 12inches high, and is known locally as Tom Thumbs house. It is believed to have been built in the 15th or 16th century. You will find it in a rather peculiar position!

Question 1. How many chimney stacks (not pots) on same house as Toms?
Clue: You may need to get out of the car to see round the back?

Part 2: Tom Thumbs Grave
N53 06.118
W00 11.422

Within this church you will find Tom Thumbs final resting place. The church is open from 10am till dusk.
There is free off road parking.
The grave is a suitably sized stone on the aisle floor.
If you get stuck ask a local. They all know where it is.

Question 2: How old was Tom when he died?

You don't have to complete part three, but it is worth a visit if you are passing. It is about 8 miles from the others.

Part 3: You are looking for another of Toms houses at this location:
N53 12.488
W00 06.886

This house is believed to have been built at the same time as Toms other residence, but is of slightly different design. If you found the first of Toms houses then you should have no problem finding this one.

You should, by now be in receipt of two numbers.

1. How many chimneys
2. Tom Thumbs age

E mail me with the answers to log your find.
Please don't be offended if your log gets deleted. Only those with the correct answers will remain. Thanks.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Cneg 1: Ybbx hc
Cneg gjb: Ybbx qbja

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)

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