Rare glimpse inside cemetery chapels

NILABE111105b3'RARE OPEN DAY: Danny Corns from Ilkeston and District Local History Society and James White, a Conservation specialist at Erewash Borough Council, look at the original tender book for the chapel.
NILABE111105b3'RARE OPEN DAY: Danny Corns from Ilkeston and District Local History Society and James White, a Conservation specialist at Erewash Borough Council, look at the original tender book for the chapel.

EREWASH MP Jessica Lee was one of the interested local residents given a rare look inside the historic chapels at Ilkeston Park Cemetery on Saturday.

The Grade Two listed chapels date back to 1910 and are rarely accessible to the public.

But a team of hard-working volunteers made sure they were shipshape for the special open day organised by Erewash Borough Council.