Woodbridge, Suffolk. Location map
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  Picture of the Thoroughfare, Woodbridge, Suffolk, Great Britain   Woodbridge, Suffolk.

The Thoroughfare is a street which runs north-west from Quay Street, as a pedestrian precinct, and passes across the bottom end of New Street. The pedestrian part ends at this point and The Thoroughfare continues as a normal street.

The interesting part is the pedestrian precinct which is the main shopping centre for Woodbridge and there are many different architectural styles here.

 

 

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  Photo of Theatre Street, Woodbridge, Suffolk, England, Great Britain   Woodbridge, Suffolk.

Looking along Theatre Street with the Shire Hall on the left. There used to be a theatre in the street and the building is still there but is no longer used as a theatre.

Note the colour-washed jettied timber-framed buildings.

 

 

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  Photograph of New Street, Woodbridge, Suffolk, England, Great Britain   Woodbridge, Suffolk.

New Street starts near the Shire Hall and runs down, in an easterly direction, to join The Thoroughfare. It has some fine old buldings including Ye Olde Bell & Steelyard Inn.

'New' Street was built at the beginning of the 16th cenury to ease the pressure of traffic on Church Street.

 

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  Photo of an ancient house, New Street, Woodbridge, Suffolk, England, Great Britain   Woodbridge, Suffolk

A Tudor house in New Street - one of a number of fine ancient buildings.

The battle of Sole Bay, off Southwold, took place in the 17th century between the English and the Dutch and some prisoners from that battle were kept in this building which is now a private house.

 

 

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