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Benacre, Suffolk

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Benacre, Suffolk

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.
Administrative CountySuffolk
Traditional CountySuffolk
OS GridTM5184
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthoritySuffolk
Population60 (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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