A record of the town since the dawn of photography



Catalogue ref: pa39

Category: Old Townscape

Period: c1870-1914

Ballingdon | Click image to go back to gallery

Old Ballingdon Bridge. c1900. Ballingdon Street and Church Street suffered regular floods; the bridge itself did not help by impeding the free movement of floodwater down the river.

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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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