Brook-Street

BROOK-STREET, a hamlet, in the parish of South Weald, union of Billericay, hundred of Chafford, S. division of Essex, 1½ mile (W. S. W.) from Brentwood. A free chapel, and an hospital for a master and various poor lepers, were established some time previously to the 20th of Edward I., and dedicated to St. John the Baptist.

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

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