Whence Winds Do Blow


The lake at Emberton Park near Olney with the spire of St Peter And St Paul’s church in the distance

The top of the famous spire at St.Peter and St.Paul has a weather cock inscribed:

“I never crow but stand to show whence winds do blow. 1829”.The top of the spire was restored in 1884 and is a different colour. The spire reaches a height of 185 feet [56.5 m.].