Bradfield St George


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This is a scattered settlement based around a number of greens. The ancient Bradfield woods have been coppiced since the 13th century and are now managed by Suffolk Wildlife Trust. Nearby Monks' Wood is a deer park. Bradfield in general was recorded in Domesday as "Bradefelda". Bradfield St George appears on John Speed's 1610 map as "Munkebradfeld".

A smock mill stood on the Felsham Road until it was demolished in 1943.


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The 1855 White's Directory lists a beer house keeper called William Groom. [Fox & Hound or One Bell?]

The 1861 Census lists Alfred Bullock (Beer Seller, Great Green, pub not named, Head/Married/37/born Bradfield St Clare).

The 1916 Kelly's Directory lists Thomas Gilbey (Beer retailer, pub not named) [One Bell?]

The 1922 Kelly's Directory lists William Hammond (Beer retailer, pub not named) [One Bell?]


Some historical information from English Heritage's National Monuments Record.