"BRAMFIELD, a parish in the hundred of Blything, in the county of Suffolk, 3 miles to the S. of Halesworth. Saxmundham is its post town. The living is a vicarage* in the diocese of Norwich, of the value of 172, in the patronage of the lord chancellor. The church, which is dedicated to St. Andrew, was entirely repaired by Abel Smith, Esq., M. P., in 1847, and contains a monument to Arthur, third son of Sir Edward Coke. It has a round tower standing detached. The parochial charities, consisting of the income of an almshouse for 4 persons, and a small free school, amount to about 30 per annum. The National school was erected at the sole expense of Mr. Smith, in 1847. Bramfield Hall is the chief residence."

Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Transcribed by Colin Hinson © 2003



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