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View from Mellor ChurchThe amazing view from Mellor Church, from Marple Local History Society Archives.Sep 16, 2017
Mellor Churchyard VaultInside a vault in Mellor Churchyard, from Marple Local History Society Archives.Sep 16, 2017
Tommy Gun at the Old VicarageAnn and the late John Hearle with the WWII Tommy Gun found down a well in their garden in 1996. Sep 16, 2017
Moor EndMoor End, Mellor, from Marple Local History Society Archives.Sep 16, 2017
Mellor Church MultiviewMellor Church Multiview postcard, from Marple Local History Society Archives.Sep 16, 2017
Mellor Church from Knowle FarmMellor Church from Knowle Farm in 1941, from Marple Local History Society Archives.Sep 16, 2017
Mellor Church from the FurzeMellor Church from the Furze in 1949, from Marple Local History Society Archives.Sep 16, 2017
Brook BottomBrokk Bottom, Mellor, provided by Janet Holmes.Aug 31, 2017



This album takes in the area of Mellor travelling up Longhurst Lane from Marple Bridge, over Cateract Bridge and onwards as far as the Devonshire Arms. It also includes Brook Bottom, Slack Wood, Soldiers' Nob and the Mellor Cross at Cobden Edge.

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Mellor Church


We have just enough photographs of St. Thomas's Church at Mellor to feature its own album and hope to add more to it in the near future.

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Hard to believe that peaceful Moorend was once home to the huge Dove Bank Mill seen in drawings here. This collection of Moorend pictures is largely reproduced with the kind permission of Mrs Ashworth of Moorend.

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Most viewed - Mellor
Soldiers' Nob991 viewsSoldiers' Nob, Mellor (Cobden Edge).
Mellor Cross erection 1970969 viewsIn the early 1970s, despite some local opposition, the local churches together raised a wooden cross on the highest part of Cobden Edge. Each Easter there is a march with members from all the churches and a service held at the cross.
Wooden Cross951 viewsThe Old Wooden Cross at Cobden Edge.
Mellor Cross erection 1970905 viewsThe erection of the Mellor Cross on Cobden Edge in 1970.
Mellor Post Office768 viewsFormer Mellor Post Office, now a private residence.
Cateract Bridge736 viewsCataract Bridge on Longhurst Lane, Mellor, before widening (pre 1st World War).
Mellor699 viewsAnother beautiful Mellor landscape with Mellor Church dominating the horizon.
Denvonshire Arms693 viewsIt could be coronation day at the Devonshire Arms, Mellor.

Random files - Mellor
DamsteadsDamsteads, off Longhurst Lane, Mellor. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
Mellor Church InteriorAn interior view of Mellor Church.
Cross Gates Farmhouse 2010Cross Gates Farmhouse, near Mellor Golf Course in 2010. Taken by Ray Noble.
Brook BottomAnother view of Brook Bottom, Mellor (the bottom of Church Road).
Mellor Golf HouseMellor Golf House. Provided by Janet Holmes.
Podnor Farm 1980Podnor Farm, Mellor, from the Marple Civic Society Archives, dated 1980.
Mellor Church ExtensionFootings for Mellor Church extension, from Marple Local History Society Archives.
MoorendA view from the other end of Moorend, again showing the chimney of Dove Bank Mill.

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