Crich shown within Derbyshire
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|EU Parliament||East Midlands|
|UK Parliament||Amber Valley|
Memorial Tower[change | change source]
The tower was built in 1923 on the site of an older tower called Crich Stand. The Memorial Tower is the end of an annual pilgrimage on the first Sunday in July. It is 305 m (1,001 ft) above sea level. The tower has 52 steps to the top. From the top of the tower, eight counties and landmarks such as the Humber Bridge and Lincoln Cathedral can be seen.
History[change | change source]
A workhouse opened in 1734 and had 40 people. The workhouse accepted poor people from places, including Melbourne, Pentrich, Willington, Mercaston and Denby.
The television series Peak Practice and the 2007 movie "And When Did You Last See Your Father" were filmed in Crich.
Related pages[change | change source]
- National Tramway Museum (Crich Tramway Village)
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