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Marple Hall from the SouthA classic shot of Marple Hall from the south. This one is wider angle than most and you can see more of the grounds too. From Marple Local History Society Archives.Mar 25, 2021
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Marple Hall BarnsA view of the barns and stables at Marple Hall provided by Janet Holmes.Feb 08, 2021
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Wood Cutting in Turncliff WoodWood cutting in Turncliff Wood c1951. In the photo are Oscar Lodge (front), son Ken, daughter Lois and neighbour Mr Sacker. Provided by Ken Lodge.Dec 23, 2020
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Wood Cutting in Turncliff WoodWood cutting in Turncliff Wood c1951. In the photo are Oscar Lodge, and neighbour Mrs Sacker. Provided by Ken Lodge.Dec 23, 2020
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Wood Cutting in Turncliff WoodOn the way back from Wood cutting in Turncliff Wood c1951. In the photo are Oscar Lodge, and neighbours Mr and Mrs Sacker. Provided by Ken Lodge.Dec 23, 2020
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Wood Cutting in Turncliff WoodWood cutting in Turncliff Wood c1951. In the photo are Oscar Lodge, and neighbour Mr Sacker. Provided by Ken Lodge.Dec 23, 2020
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Marple Hall Stable BlockThe old Marple Hall stable block, nearly gone, viewed from the far side of the Hall towards Dooley Lane, 1959. Provided by Ken Lodge.Dec 23, 2020
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Marple Hall from the rearThe back of Marple Hall after vandalism had taken hold. Provided by Ken Lodge.Dec 23, 2020


Marple Hall and outbuildings.


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Photographs of Marple Hall and its outbuildings, from the heydays to the decay days. What might have been if these wonderful old buildings had been preserved just a few more years until people began to understand the value of our heritage?

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The interior and furnishings.


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Interior shots of Marple Hall, including images from the catologue of the auction of the hall's contents in 1929. Click here to read more about the items sold at auction.

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The Jack Wilkinson Album - decline and demolition.


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An album full of the saddest photographs but we're very grateful to have them to preserve the memories. These images were loaned by the family of the late Jack Wilkinson who recorded for posterity the final demise of Marple Hall.

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Commemoration, relics and souvenirs.


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This album includes the commemorative date stone and plaque erected by Marple Civic Society and Marple Antiquarian Society (now Marple Local History Society). There are also a few other remnants of this once great Hall still to found and we have photographed and recorded as many as we can.

40 files, last one added on Apr 12, 2020
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Sketch of Marple Hall from the ornamental lake.4651 viewsThis view is from Marple Dale, where there was an ornamental lake with steps leading down the bank from the hall. Updated from Marple Local History Society Archives 15 August 2010.
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Marple Hall from the main driveway.3348 viewsThe hall's decline is not yet apparent in this shot from the main drive at the front.
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Marple Hall in ruins 1.3015 viewsThe hall begins to crumble.
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Marple Hall3014 viewsA full-on view showing the sundial and the balcony above the front door.
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Marple Hall Layout2999 viewsHere's a plan view of the layout of Marple Hall to help orientate yourself when looking at some of the photos in this album. Updated on 22 August 2010 with a version showing more buildings.
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Marple Hall2984 viewsA shot of Marple Hall from the front provided by Betty Longmate, daughter of Betty Tunstall who lived there from 1923 to 1932 with her parents, the caretakers.
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Marple Hall2910 viewsA unique view of Marple Hall showing that there were inner and outer entrance gates to the grounds immediately surrounding the hall.
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Marple Hall in ruins 10.2534 viewsBeams from the original farm house are now visible.

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Marple Hall Ante RoomStairs from the Ante Room at Marple Hall looking up to the Drawing Room, 1902.
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Marple Hall Sale 1929Lot 243 - 17th Century Oak Chest with 3 carved and sunk panels, sold at auction in 1929.
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Marple Hall DoorwayThe doorway to Marple Hall at the time it was being used as a tearooms.
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Marple HallMarple Hall through the gates with flag flying. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Marple Hall in ruins 11.Snow hides some of the debris.
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Marple Hall in ruins 6.Close to destruction.
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Marple Hall c1940Frank Alderson outside Marple Hall in 1940. Provided by Marmaduke Alderson.
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Marple Hall Date Stone 1983Taken during the ceremony to unveil the plaque to commemorate the site of the hall. From the Marple Civic Society Archives, dated April 1983.

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