Brightwell shown within Suffolk
|Population||57 (2001 census)|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Ambulance||East of England|
|EU Parliament||East of England|
|UK Parliament||Suffolk Coastal|
Brightwell is a village and a civil parish in the Suffolk Coastal District, in the English county of Suffolk. It has a place of worship. For transport there is the A12 road nearby. It is near the large town of Ipswich. Adjacent parishes include Foxhall, Bucklesham, Martlesham and Newbourne.
Brightwell Hall was extensively remodelled c. 1663 by Sir Samuel Barnardiston MP, leader of the Suffolk Whigs and a deputy Governor of the East India Company. It was demolished in about 1755 but traces of the park's parterres and garden walks still remain.
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