ST9632 : Weather vane, Chilmark

taken 8 years ago, near to Chilmark, Wiltshire, Great Britain

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Weather vane, Chilmark
Weather vane, Chilmark
Weather vanes have always been more than just a wind direction device. Created by skilled craftsman, there is true artistic expression in the varied designs. Initially wood vanes were carved by carpenters or furniture makers, and iron, copper and tin ones were forged by the local blacksmith or tinsmith. In the 19th century weather vanes started to be mass-produced from moulds.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 24 January, 2010   (more nearby)
Sunday, 24 January, 2010
Architectural detail > Weather vane   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 968 327 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:5.6214N 2:2.7986W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 968 327
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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