Place:Benacre, Suffolk, England

Alt namesBinacresource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish
Coordinates52.4°N 1.7°E
Located inSuffolk, England
See alsoBlything Hundred, Suffolk, Englandhundred in which it was located
Blything Rural, Suffolk, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1934
Lothingland Rural, Suffolk, Englandrural district in which it was located 1934-1974
Waveney District, Suffolk, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
source: Family History Library Catalog

the following text is based on an article in Wikipedia

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 (9 km) south of Lowestoft and 1.5 miles (2 km) northeast 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 (8 km) 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, and was measured at 111 in the 2011 Census. The population declined dramatically during the 20th century from 216 at the 1901 census.

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