Millenium Signpost - Furzton Lake, Milton Keynes,Buck's
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Norfolk12
N 52° 00.894 W 000° 45.690
30U E 653613 N 5765061
Quick Description: A Millenium sign post on the cycle way around Furzton Lake,this is just by the Triple star Sculpture.
Location: Eastern England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 2/18/2011 11:44:20 AM
Waymark Code: WMARH5
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member GEO*Trailblazer 1
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Long Description:
The posts all bear embossed discs showing a "Time Trail" symbol. These form a nationwide puzzle that can be cracked by collecting the symbols.

There are 1,000 cast-iron Millennium Mileposts, donated by The Royal Bank of Scotland, along the UK's National Cycle Network, a Millennium Commission project supported by £43.5m of National Lottery Funds. Each milepost has a Time Trail disc bearing symbols and hieroglyphics bolted into it.
By taking rubbings of these discs it is possible to gains clues to help decipher the code. There are several layers to uncover to reach the solution and a special Ultimate Prize for those who can work it out. For many, especially children and families, the fun will be in just getting out on the Network to find the mileposts and discs.


This one is The first and was designed by John Mills and is called 'The Fossil Tree', this post takes the form of an abstract tree with relief imagery of fossils depicting the passage of time from early primitive creatures to the ultimate demise of fossil fuel driven technology.
Condition: Worn

Date placed: 1/1/2000

Material: Metal

Inscription:
Mileages 2 1/2 m City Centre 8 1/2 m Winslow


Name of road: Cycleway 51 Furzton

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