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Roman BridgeMore Victorian visitors to the Roman Bridge. Provided by Janet Holmes.Feb 08, 2021
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Roman BridgeA timeless image of children posing on the Roman Bridge. Provided by Janet Holmes.Feb 08, 2021
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Roman LakesVisitors watch the boaters at Roman Lakes in their Sunday best. Provided by Janet Holmes.Feb 08, 2021
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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


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 Bridge2553 viewsA young gentleman poses for the camera at Roman Bridge.
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By the Roman Bridge2414 viewsA hand coloured postcard of the approach to Roman Bridge, c1910.
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Roman Bridge1957 viewsThree chaps strike a pose on the Roman Bridge.
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Roman Bridge1303 viewsA group on a day trip pose for a photograph on Roman Bridge.
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Bottoms Hall1196 viewsA view looking across the fields at Bottoms Hall and the Apprentice House buit by Samuel Oldknow.
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Strawberry Hill1072 viewsStrawberry Hill, near Roman Lakes.
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Flood Gates947 viewsA young Edwardian girl near the weir at Roman Lakes. The card is postmarked 1911.
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Weir and Viaduct925 viewsA hand coloured postcard of the Weir and Viaduct at Roman Lakes postmarked 1912.

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Weir and ViaductA steam train crossing the viaduct at Roman Lakes. provided by Janet Holmes.
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Roman LakesBuildings in the trees at Roman Lakes Pleasure Park.
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Roman Bridge 1980Roman Bridge, from the Marple Civic Society Archives, dated 1980.
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Flood Gates CottageFlood Gate Cottage at Roman Lakes when it was Webb's Tearoom. provided by Janet Holmes.
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Roman BridgeThree young ladies pose on Roman Bridge, probably early 1900s.
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Roman BridgeRoman Bridge, provided by Janet Holmes.
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View from Roman BridgeA colourful view from Roman Bridge before it was obscured by trees. That's Lumb House in the distance. Postmarked 1907.
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Roman LakesHand-coloured card showing boaters on Roman Lakes. Provided by Janet Holmes.

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