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The Tynemouth Trail

A cache by trailjunkie adopted by Munkeh Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 02/07/2004
Difficulty:
1 out of 5
Terrain:
1 out of 5

Size: Size: virtual (virtual)

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Geocache Description:

The trail begins in the foyer of Tynemouth Metro station and requires a short stroll through Tynemouth village to the Priory, answering a series of questions along the way. Take time to enjoy the Victorian railway architecture (and a market/book fayre if you are lucky) and the magnificent views across the mouth of the Tyne and along the coast.


The approximate GPS position for the start point is N 55 01.040, W 001 25.686.

Turn left out of the station and walk along the South side of both Huntingdon Terrace and Front Street to the Priory. The clues are to be found along the route in roughly the order listed.Use the answers to get the position of the cache.

A.Tynemouth station was built in 18(A)2.
B.The Kings School shield has 3 crowns and (B)crossed keys.
C.The headmasters house was built in 176(C )
D.Garibaldi was born in 18(D)7
E.Harriet Martineau completed her recuperation in 184(E)
F.The first Sunday mass at Our Lady and St Oswins’ Church is at (F)9.30
G.The former Police Station in Oxford St.closed in 19(G)5
H.The Scott clock fountain was erected in 1(H)61
I.The Tynemouth Volunteer Life Brigade was established in 186(I)
J.The priory was sacked by Danes in 80(J)

Substitute these 10 numbers for the relevant letters in the following position to find the location of the final cache.

N 55 CD.AHF W 001 BE.GJI

Having first enjoyed the views, e-mail me with his date of death to log the cache.

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