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The Derbyshire town famous for the 'Crooked Spire' of its Parish Church, standing on the skyline like a question mark. How did it happen? Answers are easy to find: some blame the Devil, some say lightning, one ‘expert' even blamed bell ringing! But the truth is more complicated. Here's a clue: the lead tiles which cover the Spire weigh 32 tons! What is George Stephenson’s connection to Chesterfield? Who were George and Caleb Heathcote? Where is the loveliest cricket ground in the country? Discover the answers to these, and more, in the Chesterfield Town Trail.

The Derbyshire town famous for the 'Crooked Spire' of its Parish Church, standing on the skyline like a question mark. How did it happen? Answers are easy to find: some blame the Devil, some say lightning, one ‘expert' even blamed bell ringing! But the truth is more complicated. Here's a clue: the lead tiles which cover the Spire weigh 32 tons! Wh... Show more

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