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You can pick a street from the drop-down list below or click on its name on the map. So far, 34 streets have been tackled (those marked with *). The others just have 'place-holder' pages. Please have patience; we're working on the rest!

Construction of This website is still in progress. We have released it in this interim form to give all those with an interest in the local history of Southwold the opportunity to comment and contribute.

15 July 2014

Three new interactive (and inter-linked) panoramas of South Green now available. You'll need FLASH, though!

Nos 51 to 59 High Street have now been substantially updated - but there are still gaps and uncertainties. Can you help?

A new picture and memories of Muriel Hurr at 53 High Street

New information and pictures for 33 Station Road and 12 Queen Street

A full history of Regency House, South Green, now included (17.02.14)

Ferry Road is now on the site.

St Edmund's Road, including Southwold Business Park, is now included.
There are many areas of uncertainty so please help to fill in the gaps and correct mistakes.

Local photographer, Stephen Wolfenden, has generously given Southwold & Son access to the entire portfolio of photographs from his trio of Southwold books - 'To the Town', 'The Town Revisited' and 'It's that Town Again'. We are adding these to the site a few at a time. So far we have included about 50 images from Stephen's 1988 volume 'To the Town'.

1957 - 1958 Ordnance Survey map provided by

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