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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 Bridge2566 viewsA young gentleman poses for the camera at Roman Bridge.
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By the Roman Bridge2427 viewsA hand coloured postcard of the approach to Roman Bridge, c1910.
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Roman Bridge1968 viewsThree chaps strike a pose on the Roman Bridge.
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Roman Bridge1316 viewsA group on a day trip pose for a photograph on Roman Bridge.
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Bottoms Hall1211 viewsA view looking across the fields at Bottoms Hall and the Apprentice House buit by Samuel Oldknow.
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Strawberry Hill1089 viewsStrawberry Hill, near Roman Lakes.
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Flood Gates960 viewsA young Edwardian girl near the weir at Roman Lakes. The card is postmarked 1911.
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Weir and Viaduct938 viewsA hand coloured postcard of the Weir and Viaduct at Roman Lakes postmarked 1912.

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Roman LakesIt's photographs like this that make you realise just how popular Roman Lakes was as a tourist attraction.
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Roman LakesAnother boater on Roman Lakes.
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Marple LodgeA very nice photo of Marple Lodge with people in the garden.
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Roman Lakes 1960sBoating on Roman Lakes in the 1960s, taken by Gordon Mills.
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Weir and ViaductA very attractive hand coloured postcard of the Weir and Viaduct at Roman Lakes.
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Roman LakesLarge crowds at the tea rooms at Roman Lakes. The sign says Motor Boat Tickets sold here 2d each!
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Roman LakesThe entrance to Roman Lakes. Entrance each person 2d, Boating 4d for half an hour, Teas and Refreshments at reasonable tariff. Provided by Janet Holmes.
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Flood Gates CottageFlood Gates Cottage, down at Roman Lakes.

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