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Cathedral weathercock

Emilie and Ruth Logie with the Cathedral weathercock after George Bain Painters refurbished it when it was damaged in the big gale.
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Picture added on 23 March 2007
pretty sure im distantly related to them...
Added by Andrew on 01 September 2009
Emilie (at the back), or Mrs Kirkness as I knew her, taught me in Primary 3 and 7.
Is it still the same weathercock on there now?
Added by Bruce Moar on 10 September 2009
The weathercock was first put up in 1739, replacing a vane (presumably of a plain variety), according to a Kirk Session minute of 28th May 1739.
Added by Paul Sutherland on 16 September 2020
Is that on Great Western Road with the power station on the left? If so, when did the railings come down?
Added by Steven Heddle on 18 September 2020
Yes thats the power station, I was a walk along this very footway last week and noticed that there had been railings on top o the wall (just like the photo) as the holes were still there. The cope o the wall was burst in a few places as weel. I would guess they were taken down in the 1970s.
Anonymous comment added on 22 September 2020
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