Bradfield is a village and civil parish in Essex, England. It is located about 3 miles east of Manningtree and is 31 miles northeast from the county town of Chelmsford. The village is in the district of Tendring and the parliamentary constituency of North Essex. The 2001 National Census recorded a population of 1,094,rising to 1,112 at the 2011 Census.
The Anglican church is dedicated to Saint Lawrence. One of the windows commemorates Edwin Harris Dunning, the first pilot to land an aircraft on a moving ship, as does another memorial within the north transcept. His grave lies in the churchyard.