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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
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Farming in MarpleThought to be the cattle market in Marple. 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
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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.

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
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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 757 times

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Nab Top Sanatorium1478 viewsNab Top Sanatorium, now Marple Dale Nursing Home. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Woodville School 1960s1324 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 Cottages1037 viewsA zoomed in view of the Bull's Head Cottages on Market Street.
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Heydays of Marple Station995 viewsAnother steam train pulls out of Marple Station on its way south.
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Bowling Green986 viewsThe Bowling Green again shortly before going up in smoke (see Events).
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Bowling Green980 viewsThe Bowling Green shortly before being set ablaze by arsonists and then demolished.
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Heydays of Marple Station973 viewsCrowds line the platform at Marple Station.
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Market Street956 viewsMarket Street, looking across Stockport Road from Hollins Lane. The name above the shop on the left corner is "Allen".

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Dooley LaneDooley Lane with the Hare and Hounds in the background.
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Marple Center 1978Marple Center, from the Marple Civic Society Archives, dated 1978.
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Clara Fox Hat Shop, Derby StreetThe Clara Fox hat shop on Derby Street between 1965 and 1970. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Marple from the AirEarly 1960s view of Marple from the air with Macclesfield Canal centre and All Saints' old Georgian church intact to right. Click photo for a larger version.
From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Marple Dale - Bridleway 2012-03 (March)Bridleway improvements at Marple Dale in progress during March 2012. By Arthur Procter.
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Marple Station Improvements 2012-04-15Marple Station improvements - the new bridge section installed early Sunday morning, 15 April 2012. By Arthur Procter.
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24 - Marple District Centre 1970The Bull's Head Public House on Market Street in 1970. Position 24 on UDC plan. From MLHS Archives.
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Chadkirk Chapel 1950Chadkirk Chapel in 1950, from Marple Local History Society Archives.

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