The Fair at Bury St Edmunds by Joseph Clarendon Smith

On the left is the 14th century Abbey gate, which has remained unaltered.


42 x 52 cm
Art Fund grant:
£500 ( Total: £1,100)
Acquired in:
Fine Art Society

Beyond can be seen St James's Church (now the Cathedral), the Norman Tower, and the Tower of St Mary's Church. The Georgian facade, which was added to the building on the right in 1789, is unchanged apart from the portico. This building, now known as the Athenaeum, has been used as Subscription Rooms since 1804.

Venue details

Moyse's Hall Museum Moyses Hall Museum, Cornhill, BURY ST EDMUNDS Suffolk IP33 1DX 01284 706 183

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £7.30)

Mon – Sat, 10am – 5pm Sun, 12noon – 4pm Last entry one hour before closing Closed Bank Holidays