SK9393 : Vamping Horn

taken 10 years ago, near to Willoughton, Lincolnshire, Great Britain

Vamping Horn
Vamping Horn
An 18th century megaphone or 'Tuba Stentorophonica', one of only six surviving examples in English churches. Six feet long with a mouthpiece and a trumpet 18 inches in diameter, it was used to call parishioners to prayer - reputedly able to be heard over a mile away. Hanging on the west wall of St.Andrew's church
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Date Taken
Saturday, 17 May, 2008   (more nearby)
Sunday, 1 June, 2008
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 931 933 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:25.7179N 0:35.9719W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 932 933
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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