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The obvious attraction is the famous twisted spire. It has several far fetched explanations about how the spire acquired its twist. Two concern the devil and one virgin brides. However, differential expansion of the lead roof over a wooden frame is the most realistic one....More
Whenever I feel like a break from the hustle and bustle of every day life.I spend an hour or so looking round the Crooked Spire.Very peaceful and tranquil.Favourite section is the Lady Chapel.I have taken my young grandchildren in when I have them with me.
From J Boy of Derby
The largest church in Derbyshire and also one of the most impressive. It's more like a cathedral than an ordinary parish church.
Magnificent stained glass windows each with there own story,
many tombs and memorial plaques are on display.
Went to view the Christmas tree festival and was very impressed. The church makes a beautiful backdrop to some amazing trees which have been done by local organisations and businesses. The atmosphere in the church was lovely. Well worth a visit. I believe the festival...More
Went in this week to look at the poppies and tributes adorning the walls. Very moving. Looking forward to another visit next week when the Christmas trees will be in show. Lovely sight to see! Anytime of the year is worth a visit but particularly...More
We stayed quite nearby and on arrival we walked up to take a look at the Spire and inside the church itself. We found a fantastic looking church. We were disappointed that the following week was to be the Christmas Tree festival and so we...More