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Grand Gates: The Cougars - OK004E
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Altitude: 168 m. ASL.
 Region: United Kingdom (UK) > Eastern Scotland
Cache type: Traditional
Size: Regular
Status: Ready for Search
Time required: 0:01 h    Distance to travel: 0.01 km
Date hidden: 01-09-2009
Date created: 01-09-2009
Date published: 01-09-2009
Last modification: 01-09-2009
2x Found
1x Not found
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Listed on Opencaching only  Look out for thorns  Poisonous Plants  Park and grab  Point of interest  Available 24/7  All seasons 

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Description EN

This cache is hidden across the road from the south gates of Arniston House.  This place is called The Cougar Gates because there are two crouched and snarling cougars perched on top of the gateposts.  They were originally erected in 1766 for a house on Nicholson Street in Edinburgh.  These gates are dated 1824, but this is to commemorate the date when they were brought to their new home. 

Please do not park on the B6372, as this is a busy road.  There is easy parking close to the cache on the quiet road across from the gates.  There are nettles along the edge of the woodland, but the woods themselves seem to be nettle free. 

It was difficult to get a good reading in the trees, so the clue is very specific.

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