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Old School Marple BridgeThe Old School at Marple Bridge, provided by Janet Holmes.Aug 31, 2017
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Weir and Corn MillTwo boys pose at the Weir for the Corn Mill at Marple Bridge. From Marple Local History Society Archives.Jul 06, 2017
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View from Low LeaPoor quality image of view from Low Lea over Marple Bridge. Interesting is domination of the Gasometer at Ludworth. From Marple Local History Society Archives.Jul 06, 2017
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Marple BridgeThe corner of Lower Fold, Marple Bridge. Provided by Janet Holmes.Aug 08, 2016
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Clement RoadA postcard of Clement Road, Marple Bridge. Provided by Janet Holmes.Aug 08, 2016
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Stringfield's FarmStringfield's Farm, Ludworth. Provided by Janet Holmes.Aug 08, 2016
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Glossop RoadThe Windsor Castle on the corner of Glossop Road. From Marple Local History Society Archives.Jul 17, 2016
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Windsor CastleLooking up Glossop Road with the Windsor Castle on the right. Provided by Janet Holmes.Mar 10, 2016


Marple Bridge


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This album features Marple Bridge and the Weir and Corn Mill once known as Flowerdew Mill, as well as many other photographs of the general Marple Bridge area, including Lower Fold, Low Lea Road and Glossop Road.

155 files, last one added on Aug 31, 2017
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Town Street


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This album focuses on Town Street, the main shopping area of Marple Bridge and now central to the Marple Bridge Conservation Area. It includes a series of pictures that chart the dramatic collapse and eventual repair of Town Street after it fell into the river in 1991.

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Mill Brow


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This album features the tiny hamlet of Mill Brow, Marple Bridge, which now centres around the local pub the Hare and Hounds.

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Marple Bridge1845 viewsA handcoloured shot of Marple Bridge from a Souvenir of Marple Booklet.
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Hollins Lane1487 viewsHollins Lane, Marple Bridge.
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Castle Brow1462 viewsA newspaper cutting showing the widening of Compstall Road, between Marple Bridge and the Windsor Castle, date unknown.
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Marple Bridge1420 viewsA pleasant sepia view looking up Brabyns Brow from Marple Bridge. The cottage in the centre of the picture is believed to have been the doctor's house.
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Windsor Castle Pub1349 viewsThe Windsor Castle Public House in Marple Bridge viewed from the Football Ground.
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Low Lea Road1317 viewsA view looking down Low Lea Road, Marple Bridge, taken in 1959.
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Marple Bridge1232 viewsA badly damaged postcard claiming to be Mill Brow but is actually what is now the small car park near the bottom of Hollins Lane, Marple Bridge.
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Brabyns Brow, Marple Bridge1192 viewsA great shot of the wall around Brabyns Estate looking up Brabyns Brow from Marple Bridge. The postmark is hard to make out but looks like 1930.

Random files - Marple Bridge
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Town Street ReopeningTown Street reopens on 20 December 1992 after repairs. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Mount St JosephMount St Joseph, Marple Bridge. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Weir and Corn MillA close up view of the weir at Marple Bridge, much higher than it is today.
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Town Street CollapseTown Street repairs in progress during 1992. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Weir and Corn MillPostcard of the weir at Marple Bridge. postmark is either 1907 or 1917.
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Town StreetAnother similar view looking up Town Street to wards Marple Bridge.
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Town Street CollapseA photo of the collapse of Town Street, Marple Bridge taken in 1991.
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Marple BridgeA view from on high of Marple Bridge with the Horse Shoe pub on the left. Provided by Ray Noble.

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