Welcome to the BRIGHTWELL PARISH web site

Brightwell Church and Village 1815          John Constable (1776-1837)

This picture is part of the Tate Picture Library and is displayed here with their permission.

This small painting, about 9"x6", in oil on wood, was prepared for the Reverend F H Barnwell, an Suffolk antiquary.  The view is to the north and includes the Church and Brightwell Hall Farm.


For more information on Brightwell, its church, and the Constable painting, please enter the main site.


Brightwell is situated between Ipswich, Felixstowe and Woodbridge in Suffolk, England.  Adjacent parishes are Foxhall, Bucklesham, Martlesham and Newbourne.

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