ST9409 : Weather vane, Tarrant Launceston

taken 8 years ago, near to Tarrant Launceston, Dorset, Great Britain

Weather vane, Tarrant Launceston
Weather vane, Tarrant Launceston
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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ST9409, 30 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 31 January, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 2 February, 2010
Category
Architectural detail > Weather vane   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 941 099 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:53.3306N 2:5.0348W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 941 099
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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