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HODS: Civic Treasures

7 Sep 2017

HODS: Civic Treasures

 Thursday 2pm - 4pm Town Hall

The Mayor’s Parlour and the Council Chamber will be open to visit in Morpeth Town Hall to see displays of Morpeth’s treasures including the Silver Mace that dates from 1604 and is the oldest working civic mace in the country.  See also cannon balls from the 1644 siege of Morpeth Castle; the Town Hutch that dates from 1513 and the scold’s bridle or branks which was given to gossips or scolding wives.  The current Mayor Cllr Nic Best and several past mayors will be present.

Free entry - all welcome

Part of Morpeth's Heritage Open Days Programme 2017