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The Foggintor Hoard - OK006C Cache of month
A large cache near Foggintor Quarry on Dartmoor
Owner: Lord Darcy
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altitude Altitude: 362 m. ASL.
location Region: United Kingdom (UK) > Devon
type Cache type: Traditional
size Size: Large
status Status: Ready to be found
hidden Date hidden: 28-04-2008
creation-date Date created: 30-09-2009
last-mod Last modification: 15-11-2016
Found 12x Found
Not found 2x Not found
Note 6 notes
watchers 3 watchers
visits 15 visitors
votes 9 x rated
score Rated as: Excellent
recommended 4 x recommended
This cache is recommended by: Amberel, Dartmoor Dave, retallickramblers, Stevenson20
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The Foggintor Hoard

Foggintor quarry ...

is the source of the material used for Princetown Prison and nearby church.
With the advent of the nearby Plymouth - Dartmoor railway 1823 to 1953( horsedrawn to start with) the famous Dartmoor granite found its wayfurther afield.

The cache is  a marine flare bottle hidden in the nearby rocks. The container has plenty of room for GeoSwag and trackables. (approx 12 litres in size)

Closest legal parking - N 50° 33.415 W 004° 01.431

This cache was listed on GC.com as GC1AAE1 - 30 x 20 x 20 = 12000 and was until recently on Terracaching.com.

 Features in a video by the CO on YouTube ... https://youtu.be/efaoHvdVX9Q

 

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Symbol Type Coordinates Description
waypoint-icon Parking area N 50° 33.415'
W 04° 01.431'
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