Marple Hall Folder 18 : Guides & Excavations

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Marple Hall Folder 18 : Guides & Excavations


Guides & Excavations at Marple Hall.


Folder containing items relating to guides & excavations at Marple Hall.

Not filed in alphabetical index due to quantity of material.
Located in Cabinet B : Bottom Drawer


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Collection Items

Handwritten Book dated 1855
Small hard backed book handwritten belonging to E A Gees from Marple Bridge with description of a tour of Marple Hall and rooms. Authors signature illegible.

Booklet : A short Guide & History of Marple Hall : 1934
Booklet entitled "A Short Guide and History of Marple Hall by H Cotton.
Printed by the author at Marple Hall 1934.
Twenty one page brief History and legends and also descriptions of Entrance Hall, Library, Bradshaw Room, Guest Room, attic and…

History of Marple Hall
12 typed pages with hand written amendments giving history of Marple Hall and family.
Author and source unknown.

History of Marple and Wybersley Halls by Mrs F. Bradshaw Isherwood, 1906
10 page typed document entitled "Marple & Wybersley Halls : A History written by Mrs F Bradshaw Isherwood for Christopher Isherwood in 1906".

Booklet : Short History of Marple Hall compiled by F. Tunstall
2 original 16 page booklets (also Photocopy) entitled A Short History of Marple Hall, compiled by F Tunstall from notes by Henry Bradshaw-Isherwood Esq from 1606.
Printed by G H Bailey, New Mills

Reminisces  of Marple Hall & The Listener Article
Correspondence with memories of Marple Hall and Hollins Mill enclosing a copy of an Article from The Listener entitled : A Jane Austen Clergyman in Real Life by M A Robson on the journal of Charles Bellairs after his visit to Marple Hall.

Marple Hall School & Surrounding :  Photographs
Photocopies of photographs taken of Marple School, 6 black and white photographs on A3 paper showing school, roads and sundial.
Date unknown

Ballad of Marple Hall : 1861
Photocopy of extract from Sir Percy Leigh : A Legend of Lyme and other ballads : Printed by Edwin Slater, Manchester 1861.
Marple Hall Ballad from Page 65

Location maps of Marple School
Photocopies of two maps : Street Map from 1983 showing Marple Hall School : Map of the layout of Marple Hall School, showing girls and boys buildings, Tennis Courts an layout.

Archaeological Excavation Report 1992
Two copies of Archaeological report from South Trafford Archaeological Group of Marple Hall on the site of the Manor House in 1992.
Black and white photocopies of photographs taken during the dig.

Measured Drawings of Marple Hall from National Monuments Records Centre.
Two photocopies of measured drawings of Marple Hall and outbuildings held in the collection of the Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England in Swindon.
Letter confirming request by A Hearle in 1997.
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