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With the Hough on the left and looking towards Waterfall and Clockhouse Woods, the path up the Edge, originally an old right of way from the Hough over to Macclesfield, has recently been rebuilt by the National Trust. However, the erosion below Pillar Mine was too great for this restored path to follow the old line and it now has to twist and turn to reach the top of the crest.

Other Memories from Alderley Edge

I lived at 100 heyes lane. Alderley edge. For about five years from 1950 to 1955. Went to Alderley edge school. Teacher mrs Gibson. My name then was Ann Christina Taylor. My father grew vegetables on his allotment. He worked for ICI in wilmslow. I remember a man selling goldfish in bottles at the entrance to school lane. Remember milk bottles thawing out around the classroom fire. Going up to the edge and the Sandhills. ...see more

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 have long sought information about one of the great Victorian villas of Alderley Edge, the house named Croston Towers in the centre of the large plot bounded by Woodbrook Road, Tempest Road and Macclesfield Road. My earlier article named 'Life on the Edge' gives some of the background to my search. And at long last I have some really useful information. I have been sent an image of a very early watercolour of ...see more

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