A Christmas county walk: Ilam
A trio of churches and exceptional views make
this a Christmas cracker of a walk!
century memorial worked by leading sculptor Sir Francis Chantrey. This fine example of a Victorian funeral sculpture is of David Pike Watts on his death bed being visited by his daughter and her three children. Chantrey (17811841), was a native of Norton (then in Derbyshire, although now part of Sheffield) and constructed his own tomb in the churchyard there.