Map of Marple Locks

Last Update 30 Mar 2017 · Posted 30 Mar 2017 · Pamela Pearson

This is an extract from the Virtual Tour, which can be taken at The Marple Website.


To see items from the archive about Marple Locks, click on the links below!

Aqueduct 1

Aqueduct 2

Lock 1

Lock 6

Lock 7


Lock 9

Lock 10

Lock 12

Lock 13

Lock 14

Lock 16



We would like to say a big 'thank you' to Marple Local History Society for permision to use this map and extracts from their virtual tour, and give acknowledgement to the work of Olive Bowyer. This project was undertaken to celebrate the bi-centenary aniversary of Marple Locks.  

Please visit The Marple Website for a complete virtual tour, where you can see many more images and read more useful information about the Marple Lock system!


Take a look! Just a small list of all the things achieved other the 4 years.

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