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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
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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
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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
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Marple Bridge MultiviewA multiview card of Marple Bridge featuring Town Street. Provided by Janet Holmes. May 22, 2020
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Marple Bridge MultiviewA multiview postcard of Marple Bridge provided by Janet Holmes.May 22, 2020
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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
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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
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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


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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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Horseshoe Inn3009 viewsThe Horseshoe Inn and Lower Fold, Marple Bridge.
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Lower Fold2829 viewsLower Fold, Marple Bridge, from a 1960s postcard.
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Cruck Barn2569 viewsThe old Cruck Barn at Mill Brow, Marple Bridge.
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Lower Fold2372 viewsLower Fold, Marple Bridge, in quieter times. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Low Lea Road2267 viewsA view looking down Low Lea Road, Marple Bridge, taken in 1959.
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Marple Bridge2132 viewsA handcoloured shot of Marple Bridge from a Souvenir of Marple Booklet.
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Heys Farm1882 viewsHeys Farm, Marple Bridge, in the area between Glossop Road, Ley Lane and Constable Drive.
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Hollins Lane1791 viewsHollins Lane, Marple Bridge.

Random files - Marple Bridge
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Town Street CollapseTown Street repairs in progress during 1992. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Forge Bank Mill c1997Forge Bank Mill after restoration in the late 1990s. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Town StreetTown Street, probably in the 1960s.
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Stringfield's FarmStringfield's Farm, Ludworth. Provided by Janet Holmes.
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Town StreetTown Street, Marple Bridge, with the Norfolk Arms to the extreme left.
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GasometerThe Gasometer at Ludworth, Marple Bridge, demolished in 1976. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Town Street CollapseRepairs on Town Street underway in 1992. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Glossop RoadLooking up Glossop Road, Marple Bridge, the Windsor Castle on the right.

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