rainwater hoppers & weather vanes
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containing further information.
The last two examples aren't dated, but are included here as
the initials 'G' (actually, it's probably a ram's horn) in Dial Lane and 'F' for
Fraser's furniture store in Museum Street.
The metal fin of a weather vane is another favourite position for a
pierced date, recording the 'topping out' of a high building.
Here are some Ipswich examples:
Our Tooley's Almshouses page
shows the metalwork pennants above the roof which bear monograms.
See also our Lettered castings
name plaque examples: Alston Road;
Cauldwell Hall Road; Cavendish Street; Marlborough Road; Rosehill area;
Ipswich & Suffolk Freehold Land
Society (F.L.S.); California
Street index; Origins of street names
in Ipswich; Streets named after slavery
Dated buildings list; Dated buildings examples;
Named (& sometimes dated) buildings
Street nameplate examples; Brickyards
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throughout the Ipswich
Historic Lettering site: Borin Van Loon
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