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Beccles is a market town and civil parish in the Waveney District of the English county of Suffolk. The town is shown on the milestone as 109mi from London via the A145 and A12 roads, 98mi northeast of London as the crow flies, 16mi southeast of Norwich, and 33mi north northeast of the county town of Ipswich. Nearby towns include Lowestoft to the east and Great Yarmouth to the northeast. The town lies on the River Waveney on the edge of The Broads National Park.It had a population at the 2011 census of 10,123. Worlingham is a suburb of Beccles. The combined population of Beccles and Worlingham is 13,868. Beccles is twinned with Petit-Couronne in France.HistoryThe name is conjectured to be derived from Becc-Liss* . However, also offered is Bece-laes* . Once a flourishing Anglian riverport, it lies in the Waveney valley and is a popular boating centre. The town was granted its Charter in 1584 by Elizabeth I.
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