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Marple Local History Society Trips in 2010 - 2011

The 2010 - 2011 season saw us trekking over the Pennines, into and beyond Manchester before a final trip gliding along one of our local canals aboard the narrowboat "Bell".

Dig at Oldknow’s Limekilns - April 2022 [under construction]

lime kiln 5The ‘Revealing Oldknow’s Legacy’ project, which finished in 2018, included exploratory investigations of the bank of limekilns near Top Lock on the Peak Forest Canal. From this a group of interested people banded together as the Friends of the Lime Kilns (FOLK) to further the investigations and work to maintain the kilns. Their most recent endeavour has been a community archaeological dig at the top of the kilns in the Forces Club car park starting at Easter and finishing with an Open Day on 30 April.

Read more: Dig at Oldknow’s Limekilns - April 2022 [under construction]