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Beccles in Kellys 1879 Directory.
Beccles is an ancient market town, municipal borough and polling place for the Eastern division of the county, on the borders of Norfolk, 100 miles from London, 40 north east from Ipswich, 18 south east from Norwich, 14 south west from Yarmouth, 10 west from Lowestoft by road and 8 miles by rail, and 6 east from Bungay, in the Wangford Hundred.
There is a station on the east Suffolk branch of the Great Eastern Railway with diverging lines to Lowestoft, and through Bungay and Harleston to the Eastern Union line at Tivetshall. The town is situated on the river Waveney, which is naigable for vessels of 100 tons burden from Lowestoft, and by which a considerable trade has been carried on, though now much affected by the railways.
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