"BEDFIELD, a parish in the hundred of Hoxne, in the county of Suffolk, 4 miles to the N.E. of Debenham, and 17 from Ipswich. Framlingham is its post town. The village, which is a large straggling place, is entirely agricultural. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich, of the value of £286, in the patronage of Earl Stradbroke. The church, dedicated to St. Nicholas, is a spacious old structure in the Gothic style, with chancel and square tower. The register dates from 1538."
Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Descriptions and photographs of churches in the parish may be found in Simon Knott's Suffolk Churches.
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