Horn of Egremont
Horn of Egremont
Horn of Egremont

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The work consists of oblong blocks of stone: the lower subdivision contains a simple carved Norman arch; the upper-middle section has crisp horizontal chevrons; the upper half has a knight, low-relief and inset, wearing a helmet and chainmail and blowing the legendary Horn of Egremont.

Horn of Egremont





Accession number


Work type



Egremont Town Council

Work status


Unveiling date

4th April 2006


at all times

Inscription description

The Horn of Egremount Castle' from the poem by William Wordsworth. 1806


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Located at

Bookwell, Egremont

CA22 2LW

Located inside the entrance to Castle Park.