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#Weathervane #Tallinn, #Estonia. Photographed by Stephen J. Danko on 31 Jul 2010.

Photographed by Stephen J. Danko on 31 Jul

This #weathercock with the three Andreas crosses, the symbol of #Amsterdam, is on top of the police office #Raampoort (meaning window in the city gate). Originally on this location there was a little city gate, in 1888 the police office was built.

This with the three Andreas crosses, the symbol of is on top of the police office (meaning window in the city gate). Originally on this location there was a little city gate, in 1888 the police office was built.

Veleta. Iglesia de San Antonio (Madrid) | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Veleta. Iglesia de San Antonio (Madrid) | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

While weather vanes today are largely considered decorative accents, their roots in history are both deep and fascinating.   The beginnings of Weather vanes or

The weathervanes on Hampton Court Palace were designed/commissioned by Henry VIII.The weathervanes atop the tower of London were also Henry's design. Erected during his lifetime, they stand today!

The Weathervanes Of Old London | Spitalfields Life

The Weathervanes Of Old London

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