Little Braxted, Essex

Historical Description

Braxted, Little, a parish in Essex, on the river Blackwater, adjacent to the G.E.R., 1 mile E by S of Witham, which is the post town and money order office; telegraph office, Wickham-Bishops. Acreage, 622; population, 125. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St Albans; net value, £81 with residence. The church is a small Norman building with apsidal chancel; it contains a brass to W. Roberts, auditor to Henry VIII. (1508), also two very ancient bells of unusual shape hung in a wooden belfry.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient County Essex
Ecclesiastical parish Little Braxted St. Nicholas
Hundred Witham
Poor Law union Witham

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