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Torkington LakeTorkington Lake, Offerton, from Marple Local History Society Archives.Aug 25, 2013
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Otterspool RoadLooking down Otterspool Road, on the right is road to Waterside Farm, right in front is Mill Lane and to the left is Otterspool Bridge. From Marple Local History Society Archives.Aug 25, 2013
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Mineral MillA view from Chapel House Farm fields with the Mineral Mill in the background far left. From Marple Local History Society Archives.Aug 25, 2013
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Joseph Adamson, HydeAmazing image of people queuing for work at Joseph Adamson's in Hyde. From Marple Local History Society Archives.Aug 25, 2013
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Joseph Adamson, HydeAmazing image of people queuing for work at Joseph Adamson's in Hyde. From Marple Local History Society Archives.Aug 25, 2013
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Joseph Adamson, HydeAmazing image of men shoveling coal at Joseph Adamson's in Hyde. From Marple Local History Society Archives.Aug 25, 2013
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Brabyns Brow Crash 1923A report from the High Peak Reporter about a crash on Brabyns Brow in 1923. From Marple Local History Society Archives.Jul 22, 2013
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Marple from the AirA poor quality but fascinating aerial view of Marple from a photo of a newspaper cutting showing much less development than the 1950s versions. A larger version can be viewed by registered users. From Marple Local History Society Archives.Jun 18, 2013


Marple's Changing Face


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Marple's Changing Face was produced by the late Gordon Mills in 2003. Gordon was a prolific writer, photographer and local historian who produced several fascinating video interviews with local people, guided local history walks and this, the definitive photo history presentation of "Marple's Changing Face".

5 files, last one added on Apr 07, 2012
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Stockport Road (Northwest)


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This album of Stockport Road covers the section from Dan Bank to the junctions of Station Road and Church Lane, where for so many years the Jolly Sailor Pub was a major landmark at the heart of the community.

100 files, last one added on May 18, 2013
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Stockport Road (Southeast)


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This second album of Stockport Road covers the area beyond the junctions with Station Road and Church Lane up to the Navigation Hotel, another major landmark central to the community that thankfully remains.

64 files, last one added on Feb 24, 2013
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District Centre


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Marple District Centre was changed radically in the 1970s when Market Street was paved over and Hibbert Lane was extended between Church Lane and Stockport Road. The majority of the images in this album were taken by Marple UDC during these changes and the location of each shot was marked on a large plan of the area, which is also included in the album.

65 files, last one added on Jun 09, 2012
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Market Street


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Market Street is now the thriving centre of Marple shopping, recently regenerated with improvements to the paved area. Most of the pictures in this album show a very different Market Street, before pedestrianisation, but it's clear that it was at the heart of the community then too.

64 files, last one added on May 15, 2011
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Church Lane


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This album covers Church Lane, running from the junction with Stockport Road up, past the Hatters Arms and the junctions with Hibbert Lane and Market Street, on past the Con Club and the Ring o' Bells and all the way to All Saints' Church.

80 files, last one added on Apr 29, 2012
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Station Road and Brabyns Brow


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This album covers Station Road from the junction with Stockport Road up past Memorial Park towards Marple Station, where it turns into Brabyns Brow, and on down the Brow past Brabyns Park and on to Marple Bridge.

75 files, last one added on Jul 22, 2013
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The Railways


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This album covers both Marple Railway Station and Rose Hill Station as we do not yet have enough pictures to split them into separate albums. If you can help with more photographs of either station, please get in touch.

160 files, last one added on May 13, 2013
Album viewed 643 times

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Most viewed - Marple
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Nab Top Sanatorium1422 viewsNab Top Sanatorium, now Marple Dale Nursing Home. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Woodville School 1960s1267 viewsWoodville School, now Cheadle and Marple Sixth Form College Buxton Lane Campus. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Bull's Head Cottages1008 viewsA zoomed in view of the Bull's Head Cottages on Market Street.
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Heydays of Marple Station968 viewsAnother steam train pulls out of Marple Station on its way south.
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Bowling Green958 viewsThe Bowling Green again shortly before going up in smoke (see Events).
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Bowling Green949 viewsThe Bowling Green shortly before being set ablaze by arsonists and then demolished.
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Heydays of Marple Station940 viewsCrowds line the platform at Marple Station.
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Market Street930 viewsMarket Street, looking across Stockport Road from Hollins Lane. The name above the shop on the left corner is "Allen".

Random files - Marple
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Field HouseField House, sadly demolished just a few years ago.
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Hare and HoundsThe Hare and Hounds at Dooley Lane.
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Church Street cottage 1978The back of Church Street cottages. From the Marple Civic Society Archives, dated 1978.
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The Lime KilnsThe Lime Kilns in decay, mid 1960s / early 1970s. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Church Lane (Hibbert Lane junction)Cottages on the car park opposite Littlewoods Butchers in 1984. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Brabyns Brow CrashA young boy inspects the damage after a crash on Brabyns Brow. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Station RoadStation Road, from Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Marple Station Improvements 2012-04-13 Marple Station improvements in progress on 13 April 2012. By Arthur Procter.

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