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Old School Marple BridgeThe Old School at Marple Bridge, provided by Janet Holmes.Aug 31, 2017
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
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
Marple BridgeThe corner of Lower Fold, Marple Bridge. Provided by Janet Holmes.Aug 08, 2016
Clement RoadA postcard of Clement Road, Marple Bridge. Provided by Janet Holmes.Aug 08, 2016
Stringfield's FarmStringfield's Farm, Ludworth. Provided by Janet Holmes.Aug 08, 2016
Glossop RoadThe Windsor Castle on the corner of Glossop Road. From Marple Local History Society Archives.Jul 17, 2016
Windsor CastleLooking up Glossop Road with the Windsor Castle on the right. Provided by Janet Holmes.Mar 10, 2016

Marple Bridge


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
Album viewed 1969 times

Town Street


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.

67 files, last one added on Nov 19, 2013
Album viewed 883 times

Mill Brow


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

11 files, last one added on Jun 26, 2010
Album viewed 755 times


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Most viewed - Marple Bridge
Marple Bridge1857 viewsA handcoloured shot of Marple Bridge from a Souvenir of Marple Booklet.
Hollins Lane1496 viewsHollins Lane, Marple Bridge.
Castle Brow1470 viewsA newspaper cutting showing the widening of Compstall Road, between Marple Bridge and the Windsor Castle, date unknown.
Marple Bridge1440 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.
Low Lea Road1402 viewsA view looking down Low Lea Road, Marple Bridge, taken in 1959.
Windsor Castle Pub1360 viewsThe Windsor Castle Public House in Marple Bridge viewed from the Football Ground.
Marple Bridge1244 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.
Horseshoe Inn1223 viewsThe Horseshoe Inn and Lower Fold, Marple Bridge.

Random files - Marple Bridge
Windsor CastleThe Windsor Castle Pub, Marple Bridge.
Compstall Co-Op 1978Boarded up Compstall Co-Op, Marple Bridge. From the Marple Civic Society Archives, dated 1978.
Low Lea MillThe ruin of the mill formerly on Low Lea Road, Marple Bridge.
Forge Bank Mill c1997Forge Bank Mill after restoration in the late 1990s. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
Marple Bridge Postcard 3Image of the Weir and old Mill from a "Postcard Letter" published by Marple Bridge Post Office. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
Town Street ReopeningTown Street reopens on 20 December 1992 after repairs. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
Holly ValeHolly Vale, Mill Brow, Marple Bridge.
Town Street CollapseTown Street repairs in progress during 1992. From Marple Local History Society Archives.

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