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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
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Bench WellsBench Wells on Glossop Road, Marple Bridge. 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.

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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 Bridge1822 viewsA handcoloured shot of Marple Bridge from a Souvenir of Marple Booklet.
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Hollins Lane1469 viewsHollins Lane, Marple Bridge.
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Castle Brow1448 viewsA newspaper cutting showing the widening of Compstall Road, between Marple Bridge and the Windsor Castle, date unknown.
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Marple Bridge1404 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 Pub1334 viewsThe Windsor Castle Public House in Marple Bridge viewed from the Football Ground.
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Low Lea Road1260 viewsA view looking down Low Lea Road, Marple Bridge, taken in 1959.
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Marple Bridge1216 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 Bridge1177 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.

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Congregational Chapel 1978Marple Bridge Congregational Chapel, from the Marple Civic Society Archives, dated 1978.
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Town Street CollapseIn March 1992 work begins in earnest to repair the collapsed bank on Town Street, Marple Bridge.
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Marple Bridge Postcard 6Image of New Road, Mellor, from a "Postcard Letter" published by Marple Bridge Post Office. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Gird Lane ChapelThe Chapel on Gird Lane, Mill Brow, before conversion into a dwelling.
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Marple BridgeA view of Marple Bridge with the Horseshoe Inn to the left and the Norfolk Arms to the right.
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Marple BridgeAnother view looking across Marple Bridge and up Brabyns Brow.
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Town Street CollapseTown Street repairs in progress during 1992. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Town Street CollapseTown Street repairs in progress during 1992. From Marple Local History Society Archives.

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