Honiton's 'Glove' arrives for hot pennies ceremony

The garlanded pole and glove is part of the 13th century tradition. Credit: ITV News/Jacquie Bird
The garlanded pole is held by the Town Crier. Credit: ITV News/Jacquie Bird

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Hot pennies in Honiton

An historic ceremony in Honiton that involves people throwing hot pennies from windows on to the street below takes place today (23 July). It is part of a tradition which dates back to the 13th century.