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Painting of Marple HallA watercolour painting of Marple Hall.Apr 05, 2022
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Painting of Marple HallA watercolour painting of Marple Hall.Apr 05, 2022
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Marple Hall from the SouthA bookplate of Marple Hall from the south from Stockport Ancient and Modern by Heginbotham, published 1892. From Marple Local History Society Archives.Dec 07, 2021
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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


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.

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Sketch of Marple Hall from the ornamental lake.4712 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.3428 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 1.3091 viewsThe hall begins to crumble.
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Marple Hall3055 viewsA full-on view showing the sundial and the balcony above the front door.
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Marple Hall Layout3034 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 Hall3029 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 Hall2952 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 10.2601 viewsBeams from the original farm house are now visible.

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Drawing by Kathleen Isherwood?A pencil drawing of Marple Hall from Marple Local History Society's Archives. It looks to be by the same hand as another which says on the back "by Kathleen Isherwood?"
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Marple Hall Drawing RoomA hazy view of Marple Hall Drawing Room in 1902.
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Marple Hall Entrance HallMarple Hall Entrance Hall in 1902, looking from the front door and showing the location of the glass that is now in Bunbury Church.
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Marple Hall postcardA postcard explaining that Marple Hall was the birthplace of Judge John Bradshawe (although it is though more likely that he was born at "The Place" Peace Farm). From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Marple Hall Drawing RoomMarple Hall Drawing Room in 1919. You can just see the cut-out section of the priceless tapestry far left of the image. This tapestry was purchased by William Randolph Hurst in 1929 and is now restored in the Art Institute of Chicago. See coloured image in this album.
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Marple Hall BarnsThe stables and barn at Marple Hall.
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Marple Hall CardA Christmas card featuring an ink drawing of Marple Hall produced by Gordon Mills in the 1960s. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Main Gates to Marple HallA full-on view of the magnificent gates to Marple Hall.

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