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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 Bridge2519 viewsA young gentleman poses for the camera at Roman Bridge.
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By the Roman Bridge2379 viewsA hand coloured postcard of the approach to Roman Bridge, c1910.
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Roman Bridge1928 viewsThree chaps strike a pose on the Roman Bridge.
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Roman Bridge1267 viewsA group on a day trip pose for a photograph on Roman Bridge.
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Bottoms Hall1147 viewsA view looking across the fields at Bottoms Hall and the Apprentice House buit by Samuel Oldknow.
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Strawberry Hill1033 viewsStrawberry Hill, near Roman Lakes.
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Flood Gates917 viewsA young Edwardian girl near the weir at Roman Lakes. The card is postmarked 1911.
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Weir and Viaduct899 viewsA hand coloured postcard of the Weir and Viaduct at Roman Lakes postmarked 1912.

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Roman LakesPostmarked 1907 this chap seems to be eyeing up the rowing boats at Roman Lakes.
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Roman LakesBoaters at Roman Lakes, provided by Janet Holmes.
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Roman Bridge 1980Roman Bridge, from the Marple Civic Society Archives, dated 1980.
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Roman LakesMoored rowing boats on Roman Lakes.
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Flood Gates CottageFlood Gates Cottage, down at Roman Lakes.
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Flood Gates CottageAnother hand coloured postcard of Flood Gates Cottage in the guise of Webb's Tea Rooms.
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Roman BridgeChildren play at Roman Bridge many years ago. Provided by Janet Holmes.
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Strawberry Hill Farm Buildings 1978Derilict buildings at Strawberry Farm, from the Marple Civic Society Archives, dated 1978.

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