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Halesworth, Suffolk

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Halesworth, Suffolk

Halesworth is a small market town (population of around 6,000) in the northeastern corner of Suffolk, England. It is located 15 miles south west of Lowestoft, and stands on a small tributary of the River Blyth, 9 miles (14 km) upstream from Southwold. The town is served by Halesworth railway station on the Ipswich-Lowestoft East Suffolk Line. Halesworth is twinned with both Bouchain in France and Eitorf in Germany.
Administrative CountySuffolk
Traditional CountySuffolk
OS GridTM3877
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthoritySuffolk
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySuffolk
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySuffolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01986
Population4,637 (2001 Census)

Other names by which Halesworth, Suffolk has been known in the past

Healsworda ~ Halesuuorda ~ Healesuuorda

Halesworth, Suffolk in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Halesworth, market town and par. with ry. sta., E. Suffolk, on river Blyth, 9 miles SW. of Beccles, 1445 ac., pop. 2498; P.O., T.O., 3 Banks. Market-day, Tuesday.

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