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Great Bradley, Suffolk

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Great Bradley, Suffolk

Great Bradley is a village in Suffolk, England. According to Eilert Ekwall the meaning of the village name is the "wide clearing". The Domesday Book records the population of Great Bradley in 1086 to be 57. Current population is about 400. There is evidence that people have lived in and around Great Bradley by the River Stour since the middle stone age over 5,000 years ago.
Administrative CountySuffolk
Traditional CountySuffolk
OS GridTL6653
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthoritySuffolk

Other names by which Great Bradley, Suffolk has been known in the past

Bradley ~ Bradley Great

Great Bradley, Suffolk in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Bradley, Great, par., W. Suffolk, on verge of co., 6 miles N. of Haverhill, 2280 ac., pop. 359; P.O.

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