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The Victorian villas on the Edge can clearly be seen at the end of the road and across the field, then known as Lifeless Moss. When Marlborough Road was built in the 1960s, although it appears on a map to extend Duke Street towards the hill and one can walk through, there is no vehicular access between the two roads, so Duke Street remains a quiet back street in Alderley.

Other Memories from Alderley Edge

This photo has troubled me for quite a long time. I spent my childhood in Alderley and the surrounding countryside and I feel this young boy is me. Unfortunately the date doesn't stack up, if it is me it would have been about 1965 and the girl was called Christine. Only she could verify! Thank you for your enquiry. I have checked with our Archivist, and although we cannot pin point the actual date of ...see more

I have a copy of the property sales of the estate and it's amazing to see the prices. The photo are good too.

I lived in Alderley Edge as a child between 1947 and 1955. I remember going for walks on the Edge, and being told about a legend that Merlin and King Arthur and his knights were sleeping inside a cave there, waiting to be summoned to help if England needed them. There were some sand hills, on the top of the Edge I think, perhaps a result of mining there, and I remember sliding down them. My grandparents ...see more

To this very day my memories of my childhood remain happy ones. For many reason really, in the 1970s the village was a fantastic place to live. We lived on Dukes Meadow just behind the Drum and Monkey. Everywhere was reachable by foot or bike, school, church, tennis club, shops, cubs, it was a wondeful and safe place to grow up in. Today London Road is mainly full of estate agents, wine bars and restaurants, ...see more

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