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

Tour of Marple Hall : Handwritten Book dated 1855
Small hard backed book with handwritten text in which the author describes a tour of Marple Hall and its rooms with his friend, Mr E A Gee. Authors signature at the end of the book is 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 containing legends and descriptions of the Entrance Hall, Library, Bradshaw Room, Guest Room, Ante…

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

Booklet : Short History of Marple Hall compiled by F. Tunstall
Two original 16 page booklets 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
On the inside of the back cover is an advertisement for the Tea…

Reminiscences  of Marple Hall & The Listener Article
Correspondence containing memories of Marple Hall and of Hollins Mill and 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…

Marple Hall School & Surroundings :  Photographs
Photocopies of six black and white photographs on a sheet of A3 paper showing Marple Hall School, the sundial, street names in situ - Bradshaw Road, Isherwood Drive and Marple Hall Drive.
Date unknown

Ballad of Marple Hall : 1861
Photocopy of 6 page poem entitled 'Marple Hall : A Ghostly Legend'.
From 'Lays and Legends of Cheshire' by John Leigh.
Publishers : E J Morten of Didsbury, Manchester.
Telling the story of rebellion, Marston Moor, Naseby, Cromwell, the fates…

Location maps of Marple School
Photocopies of two maps :
Street Map from 1983 showing Marple Hall School
Map of the layout of the schools - Marple Hall County Grammar School for Boys and Marple Hall County Grammar School for Girls showing the buildings with tennis courts…

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.
This excavation was carried out by pupils of Marple Hall School over a period of three days under the direction of…

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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