"BRADESTONE, 7 miles E. of Norwich, has in its parish 126 souls, and 513 acres of land. Some of its houses adjoin the village of Brundall. T.G. Tuck, Esq., and Mr. D. Read own a great part of the soil; but R.H.V. Walpole and R. Nevill, Esqrs., are lords of the manors. The Church (St. Michael,) is a rectory, valued in the King's Book at £5 6s. 8d., and consolidated with that of Strumpshaw." [William White, History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk (1845) - Transcription copyright © Pat Newby]
The name is also spelled Bradeston, Bradestone, Bradiston and Bradistone.
- In 1883 the parish was in the Deanery of Blofield, in the archdeaconry of Norwich.
It could have been in a different deanery or archdeaconry both before and after this date.
- The parish church is dedicated to St Michael.
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Braydeston is in Blofield Hundred.
- Parish outline and location.
- See Parish Map for Blofield Hundred
- Description of Blofield Hundred
- 1845: White's History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk
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