SY7690 : Weather vane, St John the Baptist Church

taken 9 years ago, near to Woodsford, Dorset, Great Britain

Weather vane, St John the Baptist Church
Weather vane, St John the Baptist Church
The cockerel on a church is a reminder that St. Peter denied Christ before the cock crowed. Cockerels were often used as weather vanes due to a belief that the creature was feared by the Devil, and were placed at the highest point of a building.
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SY7690, 70 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 22 February, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 27 February, 2009
Category
Architectural detail > Weather vane   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 761 905 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:42.8506N 2:20.3250W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 761 905
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