SY7690 : Weather vane, St John the Baptist Church

taken 10 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, 71 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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