Where is Alton Barnes?

Alton Barnes is located in the county of Wiltshire, South West England, six miles east of the town of Devizes, 14 miles south of the major town of Swindon, 58 miles east of Cardiff, and 75 miles west of London. Alton Barnes falls within the unitary authority of Wiltshire. It is in the SN8 postcode district. The post town for Alton Barnes is Marlborough.

Alton Barnes on a map

Bounding box showing extent of Alton Barnes
Location of Alton Barnes within the UK

Which county is Alton Barnes in?

Alton Barnes is in the ceremonial county of Wiltshire, the historic county of Wiltshire, and the administrative county of Wiltshire.

Ceremonial CountyWiltshire
Historic CountyWiltshire
Administrative CountyWiltshire

Where is Alton Barnes in Wiltshire?

Alton Barnes is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Wiltshire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Wiltshire.

Location of Alton Barnes within Wiltshire

What is the postcode for Alton Barnes?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Alton Barnes is SN8 4LE.

Where is Alton Barnes in SN8?

Alton Barnes is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the SN8 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the SN8 postcode district.

Location of Alton Barnes within SN8

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What is the post town for Alton Barnes?

The post town for Alton Barnes is Marlborough. Alton Barnes is in the SN8 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Marlborough.

What is the latitude and longitude of Alton Barnes?

The centre of Alton Barnes is located at position 51.35737° latitude and -1.85046° longitude.

Latitude51.35737°
Longitude-1.85046°

What is the easting and northing of Alton Barnes?

The centre of Alton Barnes is located at the grid reference easting 410509 and northing 162044 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting410509
Northing162044

What are the nearest towns to Alton Barnes?

Position of Alton Barnes relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Alton Barnes to the centre of the town.

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Alton Barnes is 6 miles east of Devizes
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Alton Barnes is 7 miles south-west of Marlborough
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Alton Barnes is 9 miles south-east of Calne
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Alton Barnes is 11 miles north-west of Tidworth
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Alton Barnes is 12 miles north-west of Ludgershall
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Alton Barnes is 12 miles east of Melksham
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Alton Barnes is 13 miles south of Royal Wootton Bassett
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Alton Barnes is 13 miles north of Amesbury
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Alton Barnes is 13 miles south-east of Chippenham
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Alton Barnes is 14 miles south of Swindon

What are the nearest cities to Alton Barnes?

Position of Alton Barnes relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Alton Barnes to the centre of the city.

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Alton Barnes is 20 miles north of Salisbury
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Alton Barnes is 22 miles east of Bath
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Alton Barnes is 31 miles north-west of Winchester
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Alton Barnes is 33 miles east of Bristol
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Alton Barnes is 36 miles east of Wells
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Alton Barnes is 37 miles north-west of Southampton
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Alton Barnes is 37 miles south-west of Oxford
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Alton Barnes is 39 miles south-east of Gloucester
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Alton Barnes is 51 miles north-west of Portsmouth
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Alton Barnes is 52 miles east of Newport