A record of the town since the dawn of photography


Ballingdon Street

Catalogue ref: pa1137

Category: Old Townscape

Period: c1890-1914

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A triumphal arch welcomes visitors to Sudbury coming down Ballingdon Hill. Probably dating from 1871 when there was an agricultural show in Sudbury. but the framework of wooden arches came out on a number of occasions. They were kept in Grimwood's builder's yard. The White Horse public house and Mauldons brewery on the right.

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The market town of Sudbury, on the borders of Suffolk and Essex, has a long and fascinating history. Much of the way of life in the town since the invention of photography has been caught on camera. The Sudbury Museum Trust has developed this website to show and provide information on a selection of these photographs.

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