The Ripon Hornblower

The Wakeman of Ripon

George Pickles. Hornblower 2003 - 2015

Charter Horn

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Charter Horn
The Charter Horn given to the City of Ripon by Alfred the Great in 886 and was used to start the custom of Setting the Watch every night by three blast at the market cross to let the people know the Wakeman was on watch.
Posted by George Pickles on December 2, 2013 Full Size| Slideshow

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