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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: 362 m. ASL.
 Region: United Kingdom (UK) > Devon
Cache type: Traditional
Size: Large
Status: Ready to be found
Date hidden: 28-04-2008
Date created: 30-09-2009
Date published: 30-09-2009
Last modification: 15-11-2016
15x Found
2x Not found
6 notes
watchers 3 watchers
42 visitors
12 x rated
Rated as: Excellent
4 x recommended
This cache is recommended by: Amberel, Dartmoor Dave, retallickramblers, Stevenson20
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Description EN
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
Parking area N 50° 33.415'
W 04° 01.431'
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