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Caches No’s 4748 & 4749 – Peter in the Rushes

Submitted by on Friday, 21 June 2019No Comment
Caches No’s 4748 & 4749 – Peter in the Rushes

The Hobby ? Game ? Sport ? Way of life ? of Geocaching began back on 3rd May 2000 when the first ever cache was hidden in Oregon. The first cache in the UK didn’t appear until 6th June 2000. Most of the early caches have since been archived, so there is a certain pleasure to be had for visiting the older caches, and a trip down to Milton Keynes afforded me the opportunity to go and visit a cache from September 2001 found in South Nottinghamshire.

21st June 2019 – Help! Peter’s in the Rushes. GC1C55 – cache #4748
A virtual cache which has you looking for a particular gravestone in the overgrown graveyard of the demolished St Peter In The Rushes church.
I came through the gap in the hedge into the field where the graves are and could see nothing but metre high grass !
I walked up the field edge until I could see the crypt then headed towards that… I nearly went Apex over Fundament tripping over one low gravestone completely unseen in the grass !
From the crypt I followed the instructions in the hint and saw that ahead of me were some more gravestones with flattened grass in front of them – the gravestones I was looking for
This was the 10th oldest cache I had found at the time of finding

21st June 2019 – #3 – St. Peter-in-the-Rushes Saunter GC6DDAG – cache #4749
A set of 3 caches put out on the path to St Peter in the Rushes Churchyard, it is a shame that there is a new fence between path and hedge on the first two caches in the set, as it caused me to ‘Did Not Attempt’ these caches

This is not a ‘dig’ at the CO as obviously the cache was there before the fence but I decided long ago that I was not going to cross a fence for a smiley as I wouldn’t like it if I put up a fence round my property and people climbed through/over it

Cache #3 was an easy find in the hedge at the edge of the churchyard

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