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Mini Lime KilnA small Lime Kiln was built near the ruins of Marple Lime Kilns as part of the Oldknow Legacy Project on 30 March 2017. By Arthur Procter.Mar 31, 2017
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Mini Lime KilnA small Lime Kiln was built near the ruins of Marple Lime Kilns as part of the Oldknow Legacy Project on 30 March 2017. By Arthur Procter.Mar 31, 2017
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Mini Lime KilnA small Lime Kiln was built near the ruins of Marple Lime Kilns as part of the Oldknow Legacy Project on 30 March 2017. By Arthur Procter.Mar 31, 2017
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Mini Lime KilnA small Lime Kiln was built near the ruins of Marple Lime Kilns as part of the Oldknow Legacy Project on 30 March 2017. By Arthur Procter.Mar 31, 2017
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Mini Lime KilnA small Lime Kiln was built near the ruins of Marple Lime Kilns as part of the Oldknow Legacy Project on 30 March 2017. By Arthur Procter.Mar 31, 2017
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Mini Lime KilnA small Lime Kiln was built near the ruins of Marple Lime Kilns as part of the Oldknow Legacy Project on 30 March 2017. By Arthur Procter.Mar 31, 2017
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Mini Lime KilnA small Lime Kiln was built near the ruins of Marple Lime Kilns as part of the Oldknow Legacy Project on 30 March 2017. By Arthur Procter.Mar 31, 2017
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Mini Lime KilnA small Lime Kiln was built near the ruins of Marple Lime Kilns as part of the Oldknow Legacy Project on 30 March 2017. By Arthur Procter.Mar 31, 2017


Marple's Changing Face


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Marple's Changing Face was produced by the late Gordon Mills in 2003. Gordon was a prolific writer, photographer and local historian who produced several fascinating video interviews with local people, guided local history walks and this, the definitive photo history presentation of "Marple's Changing Face".

5 files, last one added on Apr 07, 2012
Album viewed 637 times

Stockport Road (Northwest)


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This album of Stockport Road covers the section from Dan Bank to the junctions of Station Road and Church Lane, where for so many years the Jolly Sailor Pub was a major landmark at the heart of the community.

113 files, last one added on Jul 18, 2015
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Stockport Road (Southeast)


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This second album of Stockport Road covers the area beyond the junctions with Station Road and Church Lane up to the Navigation Hotel, another major landmark central to the community that thankfully remains.

86 files, last one added on Jan 15, 2017
Album viewed 4575 times

District Centre


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Marple District Centre was changed radically in the 1970s when Market Street was paved over and Hibbert Lane was extended between Church Lane and Stockport Road. The numbered images in this album were taken by Marple UDC during these changes and the location of each shot was marked on a large plan of the area, which is also included in the album. Additional photos taken by Pete Robinson during the 1970s and provided by Eddie Ashworth, who worked on the improvements, were added in 2015/16.

109 files, last one added on Jan 02, 2016
Album viewed 749 times

Market Street


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Market Street is now the thriving centre of Marple shopping, recently regenerated with improvements to the paved area. Most of the pictures in this album show a very different Market Street, before pedestrianisation, but it's clear that it was at the heart of the community then too.

80 files, last one added on Feb 20, 2017
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Hollins Mill & Estate


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The Hollins estate was first mentioned in 1712 and when Hollins Mill was built in 1830 the present day centre of Marple developed around it. Nothing is left of the Mill today but Marple Memorial Park remains at the heart of Marple and is a lasting legacy of the mill owners' generosity and the community's losses during the Great War. This album contains images relating to the mill and the estate, including Marple Memorial Park.

89 files, last one added on Jul 17, 2016
Album viewed 398 times

Church Lane


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This album covers Church Lane, running from the junction with Stockport Road up, past the Hatters Arms and the junctions with Hibbert Lane and Market Street, on past the Con Club and the Ring o' Bells and all the way to All Saints' Church.

102 files, last one added on Jul 17, 2016
Album viewed 1172 times

Station Road and Brabyns Brow


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This album covers Station Road from the junction with Stockport Road up past Memorial Park towards Marple Station, where it turns into Brabyns Brow, and on down the Brow past Brabyns Park and on to Marple Bridge.

82 files, last one added on Aug 08, 2016
Album viewed 1191 times

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Nab Top Sanatorium2422 viewsNab Top Sanatorium, now Marple Dale Nursing Home. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Woodville School 1960s2045 viewsWoodville School, now Cheadle and Marple Sixth Form College Buxton Lane Campus. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Bull's Head Cottages1431 viewsA zoomed in view of the Bull's Head Cottages on Market Street.
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11 Derby Street 19631388 viewsEmpty shop on Derby Street taken by Gordon Mills in November 1963. Think this was Gordon's own shop just before he moved in.
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Heydays of Marple Station1332 viewsCrowds line the platform at Marple Station.
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Bowling Green1295 viewsThe Bowling Green again shortly before going up in smoke (see Events).
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Heydays of Marple Station1277 viewsAnother steam train pulls out of Marple Station on its way south.
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Bowling Green1275 viewsThe Bowling Green shortly before being set ablaze by arsonists and then demolished.

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280 Stockport Road The view from 280 Stockport Road in 1932. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Brabyns BrowA view looking down Brabyns Brow towards Marple Bridge in the 1960s.
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Chadkirk EstateChadkirk Estate during the reign of George VI, from Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Park & Paterson Marple WorksKenneth Paterson (right) with Mr Holloway of Norweb during the trial melt using the company's first 1T electric furnace. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Rose Hill Line "singling" 1980The Rose Hill line being turned into a single line, taken by R P Smith on 26 July 1980. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Lime Kiln Lodge (32 Strines Rd) 1978Lime Kiln Lodge, from the Marple Civic Society Archives, dated 1978.
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Wheeldon's ShopGeo. Wheeldon's Shop on the corner of Oldknow Road and St. Martin's Road, now a nursing home.
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Goyt Hall FarmDuck Pond at Goyt Hall Farm, Bredbury c1902. From a glass slide in Marple Local History Society's archives.

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