Market Place
Market Place, Ripon HG4 4DZ Route Planner
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The market place is one of the largest squares in the North of England. The obelisk (1781) commemorates William Aislabie's 60th anniversary as a member of parliament. A horn is blown every evening at 9pm "to set the watch" in a tradition dating back to AD886. The Town Hall, built by James Wyatt in 1801, houses the city's four horns, including the charter horn, several centuries old and a symbol of the granting of the first charter to Ripon in 886.

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  • From €63
    The Unicorn Hotel Wetherspoon
    Very good 8.1
    28 m - Market Place, Ripon HG4 1BP
  • From €140
    The Royal Oak Ripon
    Very good 8
    100 m - 36 Kirkgate, Ripon HG4 1PB
  • From €111
    Fabulous One Bedroom Apartment in Ripon City Centre
    Exceptional 9.6
    138 m - 3A Water Skellgate 5 Calvert Court, Ripon HG4 1BQ

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