Ripon The Essential
Each night at nine o'clock, a horn is blown in Market Square "to set watches by". This custom commemorates the responsibility of the medieval wakemen to protect citizens at night. An 18C obelisk stands in the centre of the square, surrounded by Georgian and medieval buildings.
Newby Hall is an attractive house that
The cathedral was started in 1154 on the
John Aislabie, a Chancellor of the
One of the largest in the north of