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Bromeswell

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Bromeswell in Domesday

Population (2011) of Bromeswell: 314.


Local licensing authority for Bromeswell is Suffolk Coastal.

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About Bromeswell

Bromeswell is a picturesque hamlet tucked away down narrow roads in Deben valley, a short distance from the Woodbridge to Snape road. The church has a 12th century entrance arch and a rare Flemish bell. A water-colour by G. Quinton in 1803 shows a great Napoleonic war camp on the heath. Bromeswell Green is a Suffolk Wildlife Trust reserve.

The village's name may also historically be spelt Bromswell, and is actually pronounced "brooms-well".

The village was recorded in Domesday variously as "Bromeswella", "Brameswella", "Brumeswella", "Brumfella" and "Brammeswella". John Speed's 1610 map shows it as "Brumſwall".