Where is Basford?

Basford is located in the county of Shropshire, West Midlands, three miles north-west of the town of Craven Arms, 18 miles south of the major town of Shrewsbury, 69 miles north of Cardiff, and 135 miles north-west of London. Basford lies five miles north of the Herefordshire border. Basford falls within the unitary authority of Shropshire. It is in the SY7 postcode district.

Basford on a map

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

Which county is Basford in?

Basford 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 Basford in Shropshire?

Basford is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Shropshire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Shropshire.

Location of Basford within Shropshire

What is the postcode for Basford?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Basford is SY7 8HJ.

Where is Basford in SY7?

Basford is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the SY7 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the SY7 postcode district.

Location of Basford within SY7

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What is the latitude and longitude of Basford?

The centre of Basford is located at position 52.46278° latitude and -2.89965° longitude.

Latitude52.46278°
Longitude-2.89965°

What is the easting and northing of Basford?

The centre of Basford is located at the grid reference easting 338973 and northing 285362 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting338973
Northing285362

What are the nearest towns to Basford?

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

3m
Basford is 3 miles north-west of Craven Arms
5m
Basford is 5 miles south-east of Bishop's Castle
6m
Basford is 6 miles south-west of Church Stretton
10m
Basford is 10 miles north-west of Ludlow
10m
Basford is 10 miles north-east of Knighton
12m
Basford is 12 miles south-east of Montgomery
14m
Basford is 14 miles north of Presteigne
17m
Basford is 17 miles north-west of Tenbury Wells
17m
Basford is 17 miles south-west of Much Wenlock
17m
Basford is 17 miles south-east of Welshpool

What are the nearest cities to Basford?

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

29m
Basford is 29 miles north of Hereford
34m
Basford is 34 miles west of Wolverhampton
34m
Basford is 34 miles north-west of Worcester
42m
Basford is 42 miles west of Birmingham
48m
Basford is 48 miles west of Lichfield
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Basford is 49 miles south-west of Stoke-on-Trent
50m
Basford is 50 miles north-west of Gloucester
50m
Basford is 50 miles south of Chester
59m
Basford is 59 miles west of Coventry
60m
Basford is 60 miles south of St Asaph

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