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Where is Anchor?

Anchor is located in the county of Shropshire, West Midlands, six miles south-east of the town of Newtown, 26 miles south-west of the major town of Shrewsbury, 68 miles north of Cardiff, and 147 miles north-west of London. Anchor lies just north-east of the Powys border. Anchor falls within the unitary authority of Shropshire. It is in the SY7 postcode district.

Anchor on a map

Map showing extent of Anchor as bounding box
Bounding box showing extent of Anchor
Map showing location of Anchor within the UK
Location of Anchor within the UK

Which county is Anchor in?

Anchor is in the ceremonial county of Shropshire, the historic county of Shropshire, and the administrative county of Shropshire.

Ceremonial CountyShropshire
Historic CountyShropshire
Administrative CountyShropshire

Where is Anchor in Shropshire?

Anchor is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Shropshire, and towards the westernmost extremity of Shropshire.

Map showing location of Anchor within Shropshire
Location of Anchor within Shropshire

What is the postcode for Anchor?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Anchor is SY7 8PR.

Where is Anchor in SY7?

Anchor is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the SY7 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the SY7 postcode district.

Map showing location of Anchor within SY7
Location of Anchor within SY7

What is the latitude and longitude of Anchor?

The centre of Anchor is located at position 52.46116° latitude and -3.21761° longitude.

Latitude52.46116°
Longitude-3.21761°

What is the easting and northing of Anchor?

The centre of Anchor is located at the grid reference easting 317368 and northing 285499 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting317368
Northing285499

What are the nearest towns to Anchor?

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

south-east
6m
Anchor is 6 miles south-east of Newtown
south-west
7m
Anchor is 7 miles south-west of Montgomery
west
10m
Anchor is 10 miles west of Bishop's Castle
north-west
11m
Anchor is 11 miles north-west of Knighton
east
14m
Anchor is 14 miles east of Llanidloes
south
14m
Anchor is 14 miles south of Llanfair Caereinion
south
14m
Anchor is 14 miles south of Welshpool
north-west
16m
Anchor is 16 miles north-west of Presteigne
west
16m
Anchor is 16 miles west of Craven Arms
north-east
17m
Anchor is 17 miles north-east of Rhayader

What are the nearest cities to Anchor?

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

north-west
35m
Anchor is 35 miles north-west of Hereford
north-west
46m
Anchor is 46 miles north-west of Worcester
west
47m
Anchor is 47 miles west of Wolverhampton
south
52m
Anchor is 52 miles south of Chester
west
56m
Anchor is 56 miles west of Birmingham
south
56m
Anchor is 56 miles south of St Asaph
north-west
58m
Anchor is 58 miles north-west of Gloucester
south-west
59m
Anchor is 59 miles south-west of Stoke-on-Trent
west
61m
Anchor is 61 miles west of Lichfield
north
61m
Anchor is 61 miles north of Newport