Great Braxted  Essex


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

BRAXTED (Great), a parish in Witham district, Essex; on the river Blackwater, adjacent to the E. astern Counties railway, 2 miles ENE of Witham. Post Town, Witham. Acres, 2,631. Real property, £4,637. Pop., 384. Houses, 86. The property is all in one estate. Braxted Park, a handsome mansion, amid extensive grounds, is the seat ofDu Cane, Esq. ...

A black priory stood at Tiptree; and was founded about the time of Edward I. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £544.* Patron, Corpus Christi College, Cambridge. The church has some Norman portions, and is good. Charities, £19.

Great Braxted through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Great Braxted, in Maldon and Essex | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 25th May 2022

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