The famous crooked spire on Chesterfield Parish Church is held down by the weight of lead. Ten bells are installed in the base of the spire.
The famous crooked spire on Chesterfield Parish Church is held down by the weight of lead. Ten bells are installed in the base of the spire.

These 9 facts about Chesterfield may come as a surprise

Chesterfield has been a hotbed of manufacturing, the birthplace of famous and notorious people and houses an impressive range of historic buildings.

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But despite its well-documented heritage there may be some aspects of town life past and present that have escaped your notice.

How many of these fascinating facts did you know? Can you add to our list?

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