SP1404 : Weather vane, Quenington

taken 8 years ago, near to Quenington, Gloucestershire, Great Britain

Weather vane, Quenington
Weather vane, Quenington
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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SP1404, 46 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 30 January, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 31 January, 2010
Category
Architectural detail > Weather vane   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 14979 04188 [1m precision]
WGS84: 51:44.1722N 1:47.0693W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 14979 04188
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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