Best kept Village Award
Great Bradley won two awards in the Best Kept Village in Suffolk, in 1983 & 1985.
These pictures were taken at the presentation of the Best Kept Village in the novices class, 1983. The 'plaque' was only allowed to remain in the village for one year
In the second last picture below note the low hedge compared to today and a view through Prospect Cottage (which hadn't been extended) and into Fox Farm, where some of the corrugated huts for the pigs can be seen.
Citation for 1983
Suffolk's Best Kept Village
For villages with a population less than 400.
This diploma is awarded to
the village of
to record that the village was selected from a wide
range of entries throughout the County of Suffolk
and in the final judging was placed 3rd by the