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.....Bown's Hill Crich

.....View looking down Bown's Hill towards Crich Market Place.

.....Crich Stand

.....This is Crich Stand , otherwise known as Crich Memorial Tower.

.....Crich Cross

.....This is a View of Crich Cross

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Crich is a Derbyshire Village full of character located on the outskirts of the

 
Peak District National Park, ten miles north east of the City of  Derby
 
The Population of Crich is 2242 and is in the Borough of Amber Valley.
 
The Name Crich has evolved  from the Celtic name for crag or hill  "cryc"
 
The village name is pronounced 'CRY-CH '   
 
The famed Derbyshire viewpoint of Crich Stand  overlooks the National Tramway Museum.
 
Also the  popular T.V. medical drama "Peak Practice"  used Crich as the fictional village of Cardale.
 
Crich is a stone built village and home of the National Tramways Museum.
 
The village has a pretty market place surrounded by a good selection of local shops and pretty houses.
 
The famed Debyshire viewpoint of Crich Stand is 1000 feet above sea level and
 
commands the highest point overlooking the old quarry and tramway site.
 
It is a memorial to the soldiers of the Sherwood Foresters Regiment
 
who have been killed in campaigns ever since the First World War.
 
St Mary’s church was built in the 12th century.
 
A Wesleyan chapel was built in 1765 and is believed to be the oldest of its kind in the country. 
 
There are three pubs in the village. The Cliff Inn near to  the Tramway Museum,
 
The Black Swan near the Market Place
 
and the Kings Arms is on Crich Common  which is 100 metres past the Loaf Bakery.
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