Windows, doors and joinery shape the character of historic buildings. Derbyshire is a beautiful rural county with stately homes and rustic cottages. Merrin…
Church of St. Mary and All Saints in Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England. The reason it twists is probably due to the shortage of skilled workers in the aftermath of the Black Death, which resulted in untreated wood being used to construct the spire. When fifty tons of lead shingles were attached, the weight caused the wood to buckle slowly in the following decades. The spire currently twists 45 degrees and leans 9 feet 6 inches from its true centre.