SK9393 : Vamping Horn

taken 9 years ago, near to Willoughton, Lincolnshire, Great Britain

Vamping Horn
Vamping Horn, taken 9 years ago
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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year taken
2008
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Date Taken
Saturday, 17 May, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 1 June, 2008
Category
Curiosity   (more nearby)
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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