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Benacre is a village and civil parish in the Waveney district of the English county of Suffolk. The village is located about 5.75 miles south of Lowestoft and 1.5 miles north-east of Wrentham, between the main A12 road and the North Sea coast. Neighbouring villages include Kessingland and Covehithe with the town of Southwold 5 miles to the south. The village is dispersed around Benacre Hall, the estate of the Gooch family. It had a population of around 70 in mid-2008.
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
|Population||60 (2001 census)|
Other names by which Benacre, Suffolk has been known in the past
Bennacre ~ Binacre ~ Benagra
Benacre, Suffolk in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)
Benacre, coast par., E. Suffolk, 8 miles SE. of Beccles, 1660 ac., pop. 207; contains Benacre Hall.
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