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> I have noticed that, of the four finials/pinnacles which are often seen at
> the corners of a square church tower, one is often longer/taller than the
> Does anyone have a information as to why this is so? Is it always the same
> (oriented) pinnacle?
> Malcolm Bull
This is mentioned in http://fp.berryman.plus.com/genealogy/stjames.htm
but no explanation given.
Could it be the one with a lightning conductor?
One web page
states that the pinnacles represent the Gospel Writers while the spire
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