Bradfield (St. Giles)

BRADFIELD (St. Giles), a parish, in the Tunstead and Happing incorporation, hundred of Tunstead, E. division of Norfolk, 2½ miles (N. N. W.) from North Walsham; containing 195 inhabitants. One mediety of the living is a discharged rectory, valued in the king's books at £3. 15. 7¼., and in the patronage of Lord Suffield; the other is a donative, annexed to the vicarage of Thorpe-Market. The tithes of the rectory have been commuted for £160, and those belonging to the vicar of Thorpe for £55; there are 2½ acres of glebe. The church is chiefly in the early style, and consists of a nave and chancel, with a square tower; the font is handsomely sculptured.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, published in 1848.

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