OS Wallpaper: July 2020

Nelson’s Three Ships by Barbara Milton

Birchen Edge is a popular spot of the Peak District for walking and climbing on the gritstone hills. These three rocks are inscribed with the names of three of Nelson's ships: Victory, Defiance and Royal Soverin (demonstrating that while they were good sailors, they were not great at spelling).

Near these three rocks is Nelsons Monument, which is a three metre tall column made of the local gritstone. It was erected in 1810 by a local businessman from Baslow called John Brightman, in honour of Lord Nelson. It was was restored in 1992, and is a handy viewpoint for local walking routes.

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