Place:


Great Bricett  Suffolk

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Great Bricett like this:

BRICETT (Great), a parish in Bosmere district, Suffolk; 2¾ miles E by N of-Bildeston, and 4½ SW of Needham r. station. Post Town, Bildeston, under Ipswich. Acres, 915. Real property, £1,436. Pop., 207. Houses, 53. The property is divided among a few. An Augustinian priory was founded here, in 1110, by Ralph FitzBrian; annexed to the monastery of Nobiliac in France; and conveyed, in the time of Henry VI., to King's College, Cambridge. ...


The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Norwich. Value, £110. Patron, King's College, Cambridge. The church is very good. A fair is held on 5 July.

Great Bricett through time

Great Bricett is now part of Mid Suffolk district. Click here for graphs and data of how Mid Suffolk has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Great Bricett itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Great Bricett in Mid Suffolk | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/7062

Date accessed: 13th December 2017


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