"BROMESWELL, a parish in the hundred of Wilford, in the county of Suffolk, 2 miles to the N.E. of Woodbridge, and 4 S. from Wickham Market. It is situated on the banks of the river Deben, near the East Suffolk section of the Great Eastern railway, on which Woodbridge is a station. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Norwich, value £150, in the patronage of the Marquis of Bristol. The church, dedicated to St. Edmund, was repaired in 1844, when a new chancel was built, and was again redecorated in 1850. There is a handsome parsonage-house, built in 1845, and a new free school, erected in the following year. The parochial charities are worth £10 a year. The soil is extremely sandy, and a considerable portion of the parish is in heath."
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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