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Roman BridgeA hand-coloured scene of visitors to Roman Bridge. Provided by Janet Holmes. May 22, 2020
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Roman LakesHand-coloured card showing boaters on Roman Lakes. Provided by Janet Holmes.May 22, 2020
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Roman BridgeA classic shot of Roman Bridge in the autumn. Provided by Janet Holmes.Apr 02, 2020
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Roman LakesA hand-coloured postcard of boating at Roman Lakes provided by Janet Holmes.Apr 02, 2020
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Roman LakesA hand-coloured postcard of boating at Roman Lakes provided by Janet Holmes.Apr 02, 2020
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Roman LakesA hand-coloured postcard of boating at Roman Lakes provided by Janet Holmes.Apr 02, 2020
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Roman BridgeEarly ladies fashion show on the Roman Bridge, provided by Peter Thompson.Feb 25, 2020
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Roman BridgeChildren play at Roman Bridge many years ago. Provided by Janet Holmes.Dec 30, 2018


Roman Bridge


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Possibly Marple's most popular setting of all, the Roman Bridge features on numerous postcards both old and modern. We've made a point of collecting as many as we can and there will soon be further additions to this album.

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Roman Lakes and Surrounds


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The canal and then the Railways bought floods of people seeking fresh air and the tranquil beauty of Marple's 'Roman Lakes'. It was not unusal for thousands of visitors to arrive on Bank Holiday weekends, all in their Sunday best!

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Roman Bridge2510 viewsA young gentleman poses for the camera at Roman Bridge.
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By the Roman Bridge2368 viewsA hand coloured postcard of the approach to Roman Bridge, c1910.
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Roman Bridge1923 viewsThree chaps strike a pose on the Roman Bridge.
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Roman Bridge1259 viewsA group on a day trip pose for a photograph on Roman Bridge.
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Bottoms Hall1134 viewsA view looking across the fields at Bottoms Hall and the Apprentice House buit by Samuel Oldknow.
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Strawberry Hill1017 viewsStrawberry Hill, near Roman Lakes.
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Flood Gates911 viewsA young Edwardian girl near the weir at Roman Lakes. The card is postmarked 1911.
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Weir and Viaduct891 viewsA hand coloured postcard of the Weir and Viaduct at Roman Lakes postmarked 1912.

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On the Way to the Lakes"On the Way to the Lakes" is the caption on this sepia postcard showing the gates to Mellor Lodge.
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Flood GatesA hand-coloured version of a young Edwardian girl near the weir at Roman Lakes. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Roman BridgeRoman Bridge, a classic shot.
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Strawberry Hill from Lumb House 1980Strawberry Hill from Lumb House, from the Marple Civic Society Archives, dated 1980.
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Roman LakesBoaters at Roman Lakes, provided by Mrs. Selma Fielding.
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Flood Gates CottageFlood Gates Cottage. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Roman Bridge c1900-1910Another classic and timeless shot of the Roman Bridge from a series of slides provided to us by Marple Local History Society.
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The WillowsThe Willows down at Roman Lakes, provided by Janet Holmes.

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