Where is Ashampstead?

Ashampstead is located in the county of Berkshire, South East England, seven miles north-east of the town of Thatcham, nine miles west of the major town of Reading, and 46 miles west of London. Ashampstead lies three miles south of the Oxfordshire border. Ashampstead falls within the unitary authority of West Berkshire. It is in the RG8 postcode district. The post town for Ashampstead is Reading.

Ashampstead on a map

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

Which county is Ashampstead in?

Ashampstead is in the ceremonial county of Berkshire, the historic county of Berkshire, and the administrative county of West Berkshire.

Ceremonial CountyBerkshire
Historic CountyBerkshire
Administrative CountyWest Berkshire

Where is Ashampstead in Berkshire?

Ashampstead is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Berkshire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Berkshire.

Location of Ashampstead within Berkshire

What is the postcode for Ashampstead?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Ashampstead is RG8 8RT.

Where is Ashampstead in RG8?

Ashampstead is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the RG8 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the RG8 postcode district.

Location of Ashampstead within RG8

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What is the post town for Ashampstead?

The post town for Ashampstead is Reading. Ashampstead is in the RG8 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Reading.

What is the latitude and longitude of Ashampstead?

The centre of Ashampstead is located at position 51.48882° latitude and -1.18606° longitude.

Latitude51.48882°
Longitude-1.18606°

What is the easting and northing of Ashampstead?

The centre of Ashampstead is located at the grid reference easting 456610 and northing 176966 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting456610
Northing176966

What are the nearest towns to Ashampstead?

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

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Ashampstead is 7 miles north-east of Thatcham
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Ashampstead is 8 miles south of Wallingford
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Ashampstead is 8 miles south of Didcot
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Ashampstead is 9 miles north-east of Newbury
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Ashampstead is 9 miles north of Tadley
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Ashampstead is 9 miles west of Reading
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Ashampstead is 12 miles west of Woodley
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Ashampstead is 12 miles south-east of Wantage
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Ashampstead is 13 miles west of Henley-on-Thames
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Ashampstead is 13 miles south of Abingdon-on-Thames

What are the nearest cities to Ashampstead?

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

18m
Ashampstead is 18 miles south of Oxford
30m
Ashampstead is 30 miles north of Winchester
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Ashampstead is 39 miles north-east of Salisbury
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Ashampstead is 41 miles south-west of St Albans
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Ashampstead is 41 miles north of Southampton
46m
Ashampstead is 46 miles west of London
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Ashampstead is 46 miles west of City of Westminster
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Ashampstead is 47 miles west of City of London
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Ashampstead is 48 miles north of Portsmouth
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Ashampstead is 48 miles north of Chichester