SK9393 : Vamping Horn

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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2008
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Saturday, 17 May, 2008   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 1 June, 2008
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OSGB36: geotagged! SK 931 933 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:25.7179N 0:35.9719W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SK 932 933
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