Hide

Great Bricett

hide
Hide

"GREAT BRICETT, a parish in the hundred of Bosmere and Claydon, in the county of Suffolk, 4 miles to the S.W. of Needham Market. Bildeston is its post town. It lies near the Great Eastern railway, Claydon being the nearest station. In this parish was formerly a priory of the Augustine order, founded by Ralph Fitz-Brian about the year 1110, which was given with the manor by Henry VI. to the Provost and Fellows of King's College, Cambridge, in 1426. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Norwich, value £110, in the patronage of the Provost and Fellows of King's College, Cambridge. The church is dedicated to SS. Mary and Lawrence.

Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)

Hide
topup

Church History

Descriptions and photographs of churches in the parish may be found in Simon Knott's Suffolk Churches.

topup

Description and Travel

You can see pictures of Great Bricett which are provided by:

topup

Gazetteers

topup

Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Great Bricett has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.

topup

Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference TM038506 (Lat/Lon: 52.116144, 0.975192), Great Bricett which are provided by: