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Brief description of site

Features of Marple Memorial Park include a sensory garden, war memorial, sundial, flagpole and memorial stone. The open-fronted bowling pavilion has a tiled roof and a dedicatory plaque on the rear wall.

Brief history of site

The dedication ceremony took place on 22nd July, 1922. The land for the park was gifted by the Carver and Barlow families and the laying out was funded by public subscription.

Location information:

Address: Stockport Road, Marple, Greater Manchester, SK6 6BB

Locality: Greater Manchester

Local Authorities:

Greater Manchester; Stockport; Marple North

Historical County: Lancashire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 109 Grid Ref: SJ961888
Latitude: 53.396 Longitude: -2.06011

Visitor facilities

Opening contact details:

This is a municipal site, open daily for general public use.

Key information:

Form of site: park

Purpose of site: Commemorative

Context or principal building: parks, gardens and urban spaces

Site first created: 1922

Main period of development: Early 20th century

Survival: Extant

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