Where is Ashmore?

Ashmore is located in the county of Dorset, South West England, four miles south-east of the town of Shaftesbury, 18 miles north of the major town of Poole, and 95 miles south-west of London. Ashmore lies just south of the Wiltshire border. Ashmore falls within the district council of North Dorset, under the county council of Dorset. It is in the SP5 postcode district. The post town for Ashmore is Salisbury.

Ashmore on a map

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

Which county is Ashmore in?

Ashmore is in the ceremonial county of Dorset, the historic county of Dorset, and the administrative county of Dorset.

Ceremonial CountyDorset
Historic CountyDorset
Administrative CountyDorset

Where is Ashmore in Dorset?

Ashmore is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Dorset, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Dorset.

Location of Ashmore within Dorset

What is the postcode for Ashmore?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Ashmore is SP5 5AD.

Where is Ashmore in SP5?

Ashmore is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the SP5 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the SP5 postcode district.

Location of Ashmore within SP5

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What is the post town for Ashmore?

The post town for Ashmore is Salisbury. Ashmore is in the SP5 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Salisbury.

What is the latitude and longitude of Ashmore?

The centre of Ashmore is located at position 50.95982° latitude and -2.12539° longitude.

Latitude50.95982°
Longitude-2.12539°

What is the easting and northing of Ashmore?

The centre of Ashmore is located at the grid reference easting 391290 and northing 117830 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting391290
Northing117830

What are the nearest towns to Ashmore?

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

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Ashmore is 4 miles south-east of Shaftesbury
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Ashmore is 7 miles north of Blandford Forum
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Ashmore is 8 miles east of Sturminster Newton
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Ashmore is 8 miles south-east of Gillingham
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Ashmore is 11 miles south-east of Mere
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Ashmore is 11 miles east of Stalbridge
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Ashmore is 12 miles north-west of Verwood
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Ashmore is 13 miles north-west of Wimborne Minster
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Ashmore is 14 miles south-west of Wilton
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Ashmore is 14 miles south-east of Wincanton

What are the nearest cities to Ashmore?

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

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Ashmore is 16 miles south-west of Salisbury
28m
Ashmore is 28 miles south-east of Wells
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Ashmore is 31 miles south of Bath
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Ashmore is 32 miles west of Southampton
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Ashmore is 36 miles west of Winchester
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Ashmore is 40 miles south-east of Bristol
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Ashmore is 47 miles west of Portsmouth
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Ashmore is 58 miles south-east of Casnewydd
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Ashmore is 58 miles south-east of Cardiff
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Ashmore is 59 miles west of Chichester