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Marple BridgeThe junction of Town Street and Brabyns Brow / Lower Fold in pre-traffic light days. Provided by Janet Holmes.Feb 08, 2021
The Lane EndsThe Lane Ends junction of Glossop Road, where there were once two pubs and now none. Provided by Janet Holmes.Feb 08, 2021
Shop on Lower FoldThis shop on Lower Fold is now home to MPS Residential Developments. The sign on the right advertises trips organised by Walter Kirkpatrick's 'Pride of the Road' coach fleet. Provided by Janet Holmes.Feb 08, 2021
Marple Bridge MultiviewA multiview card of Marple Bridge featuring Town Street. Provided by Janet Holmes. May 22, 2020
Marple Bridge MultiviewA multiview postcard of Marple Bridge provided by Janet Holmes.May 22, 2020
Weir and Corn MillYou can't see the Corn Mill in this shot looking across to Town Street, only the weir. Provided by Janet Holmes.May 22, 2020
Town Street Buildings Buildings on Town Street, Marple Bridge. Note the plaque saying "Victoria Place 1842". From Marple Local History Society Archives.May 01, 2020
Town StreetTown Street, Marple Bridge, with horse and carriage outside what is now the post office. From Marple Local History Society Archives.May 01, 2020

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.

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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.

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Mill Brow


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

15 files, last one added on Dec 02, 2019
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Most viewed - Marple Bridge
Horseshoe Inn3050 viewsThe Horseshoe Inn and Lower Fold, Marple Bridge.
Lower Fold2863 viewsLower Fold, Marple Bridge, from a 1960s postcard.
Cruck Barn2605 viewsThe old Cruck Barn at Mill Brow, Marple Bridge.
Lower Fold2395 viewsLower Fold, Marple Bridge, in quieter times. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
Low Lea Road2290 viewsA view looking down Low Lea Road, Marple Bridge, taken in 1959.
Marple Bridge2155 viewsA handcoloured shot of Marple Bridge from a Souvenir of Marple Booklet.
Heys Farm1910 viewsHeys Farm, Marple Bridge, in the area between Glossop Road, Ley Lane and Constable Drive.
Hollins Lane1815 viewsHollins Lane, Marple Bridge.

Random files - Marple Bridge
Forge Bank Mill c1997Forge Bank Mill after restoration in the late 1990s. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
Town Street CollapseRepairs on Town Street underway in 1995. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
Marple Bridge MultiviewMarple Bridge Multiview postcard provided by Janet Holmes.
Congregational Chapel 1978Marple Bridge Congregational Chapel, from the Marple Civic Society Archives, dated 1978.
GasometerThe Gasometer at Ludworth, Marple Bridge, demolished in 1976. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
Town Street 1999Shops on Town Street, Marple Bridge in 1999. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
Low Lea MillThe ruin of the mill formerly on Low Lea Road, Marple Bridge.
Lower FoldLooking up Lower Fold from Marple Bridge. From Marple Local History Society Archives.

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