Where is Amesbury?

Amesbury is located in the county of Wiltshire, South West England, seven miles south-west of the town of Tidworth, 25 miles north-west of the major city of Southampton, and 75 miles west of London. Amesbury lies four miles west of the Hampshire border. Amesbury falls within the unitary authority of Wiltshire. It is in the SP4 postcode district. The post town for Amesbury is Salisbury.

Amesbury on a map

Bounding box showing extent of Amesbury
Location of Amesbury within the UK

Which county is Amesbury in?

Amesbury 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 Amesbury in Wiltshire?

Amesbury is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Wiltshire, and towards the easternmost extremity of Wiltshire.

Location of Amesbury within Wiltshire

What is the postcode for Amesbury?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Amesbury is SP4 7AW.

Where is Amesbury in SP4?

Amesbury is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the SP4 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the SP4 postcode district.

Location of Amesbury within SP4

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What is the post town for Amesbury?

The post town for Amesbury is Salisbury. Amesbury is in the SP4 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Salisbury.

What is the latitude and longitude of Amesbury?

The centre of Amesbury is located at position 51.17189° latitude and -1.78052° longitude.

Latitude51.17189°
Longitude-1.78052°

What is the easting and northing of Amesbury?

The centre of Amesbury is located at the grid reference easting 415441 and northing 141429 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting415441
Northing141429

What are the nearest towns to Amesbury?

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

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Amesbury is 7 miles south-west of Tidworth
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Amesbury is 7 miles north-east of Wilton
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Amesbury is 9 miles south-west of Ludgershall
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Amesbury is 13 miles west of Andover
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Amesbury is 16 miles south-east of Devizes
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Amesbury is 17 miles north of Fordingbridge
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Amesbury is 17 miles south of Marlborough
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Amesbury is 18 miles east of Warminster
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Amesbury is 18 miles north-west of Romsey
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Amesbury is 19 miles east of Westbury

What are the nearest cities to Amesbury?

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

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Amesbury is 7 miles north of Salisbury
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Amesbury is 22 miles west of Winchester
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Amesbury is 25 miles north-west of Southampton
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Amesbury is 29 miles south-east of Bath
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Amesbury is 38 miles east of Wells
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Amesbury is 40 miles north-west of Portsmouth
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Amesbury is 41 miles south-east of Bristol
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Amesbury is 46 miles south-west of Oxford
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Amesbury is 49 miles north-west of Chichester
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Amesbury is 52 miles south-east of Gloucester