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Beechwood ManorBeechwood Manor built by Edward Ross J.P., Secretary of the M.S.L. from 1850 to 1892. From Marple Local History Society Archives.Aug 10, 2014
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Dan BankDank Bank in quieter times, from Marple Local History Society Archives.Jul 21, 2014
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Dan BankDank Bank in quieter times, from Marple Local History Society Archives.Jul 21, 2014
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Dan Bank FarmDank Bank Farm, from Marple Local History Society Archives.Jul 21, 2014
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Dan Bank FarmDank Bank Farm, from Marple Local History Society Archives.Jul 21, 2014
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Stone RowStone Row, homes built by Samuel Oldknow for his workers. From Marple Local History Society Archives.Jun 07, 2014
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Stone RowStone Row, homes built by Samuel Oldknow for his workers. From Marple Local History Society Archives.Jun 07, 2014
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Stone RowStone Row, homes built by Samuel Oldknow for his workers. From Marple Local History Society Archives.Jun 07, 2014


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
Album viewed 374 times

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.

66 files, last one added on Jun 07, 2014
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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
Album viewed 586 times

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 780 times

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Nab Top Sanatorium1507 viewsNab Top Sanatorium, now Marple Dale Nursing Home. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Woodville School 1960s1346 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 Cottages1049 viewsA zoomed in view of the Bull's Head Cottages on Market Street.
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Heydays of Marple Station1017 viewsAnother steam train pulls out of Marple Station on its way south.
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Bowling Green1004 viewsThe Bowling Green again shortly before going up in smoke (see Events).
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Heydays of Marple Station998 viewsCrowds line the platform at Marple Station.
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Bowling Green996 viewsThe Bowling Green shortly before being set ablaze by arsonists and then demolished.
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Market Street975 viewsMarket Street, looking across Stockport Road from Hollins Lane. The name above the shop on the left corner is "Allen".

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Junction with Stockport RoadA very early view of Market Street, at its junction with Stockport Road.
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Church Street Cottages 1978Church Street Cottages, from the Marple Civic Society Archives, dated 1978.
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Peace FarmPeace Farm on Stockport Road, site of the present day Texaco / Sommerfield garage, and birthplace of John Bradshawe. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Dan Bank Road WideningDan Bank in the daytime during the road widening. Taken on 12 February 2011 by Arthur Procter.
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Macnair Court Demolition May 2011Final stages of demolition at Brentwood / Macnair Court on Church Lane taken by Arthur Procter on 3 May 2011.
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Heydays of Marple StationA gent waits for a train on Marple Station platform. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Marple's Changing Face Part 3Marple's Changing Face produced by the late Gordon Mills in 2003. This is part 3 of 5. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Marple Dale - Chadkirk Bridge 2012-06-20o (June) Chadkirk Bridge at Marple Dale Weir being lifted into place on 20 June 2012. By David Burridge.

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