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Great Bricett is a village in the county of Suffolk, England.
A Vision of Britain through Time provides the following description of Great Bricett from John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales of 1870-72:
- "BRICETT (Great), a parish in Bosmere [registration] district, Suffolk; 2¾ miles E by N of Bildeston, and 4½ SW of Needham [railway] station. Post Town: Bildeston, under Ipswich. Acres: 915. Real property: £1,436. Population: 207. Houses: 53. The property is divided among a few. An Augustinian priory was founded here, in 1110, by Ralph FitzBrian; annexed to the monastery of Nobiliac in France; and conveyed, in the time of Henry VI., to King's College, Cambridge. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Norwich. Value: £110. Patron: King's College, Cambridge. The church is very good. A fair is held on 5 July."