Where is Benson?

Benson is located in the county of Oxfordshire, South East England, two miles north-east of the town of Wallingford, 11 miles south-east of the major city of Oxford, and 43 miles west of London. Benson lies six miles north of the Berkshire border. Benson falls within the district council of South Oxfordshire, under the county council of Oxfordshire. It is in the OX10 postcode district. The post town for Benson is Wallingford.

Benson on a map

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

Which county is Benson in?

Benson is in the ceremonial county of Oxfordshire, the historic county of Oxfordshire, and the administrative county of Oxfordshire.

Ceremonial CountyOxfordshire
Historic CountyOxfordshire
Administrative CountyOxfordshire

Where is Benson in Oxfordshire?

Benson is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Oxfordshire, and towards the easternmost extremity of Oxfordshire.

Location of Benson within Oxfordshire

What is the postcode for Benson?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Benson is OX10 6RP.

Where is Benson in OX10?

Benson is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the OX10 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the OX10 postcode district.

Location of Benson within OX10

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What is the post town for Benson?

The post town for Benson is Wallingford. Benson is in the OX10 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Wallingford.

What is the latitude and longitude of Benson?

The centre of Benson is located at position 51.621° latitude and -1.10721° longitude.

Latitude51.621°
Longitude-1.10721°

What is the easting and northing of Benson?

The centre of Benson is located at the grid reference easting 461905 and northing 191731 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting461905
Northing191731

What are the nearest towns to Benson?

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

2m
Benson is 2 miles north-east of Wallingford
5m
Benson is 5 miles west of Watlington
6m
Benson is 6 miles east of Didcot
8m
Benson is 8 miles south-east of Abingdon-on-Thames
10m
Benson is 10 miles south-west of Thame
10m
Benson is 10 miles north-west of Henley-on-Thames
13m
Benson is 13 miles north-west of Reading
14m
Benson is 14 miles south-west of Princes Risborough
14m
Benson is 14 miles east of Wantage
14m
Benson is 14 miles north-west of Woodley

What are the nearest cities to Benson?

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

11m
Benson is 11 miles south-east of Oxford
34m
Benson is 34 miles west of St Albans
40m
Benson is 40 miles north of Winchester
43m
Benson is 43 miles west of London
43m
Benson is 43 miles west of City of Westminster
44m
Benson is 44 miles west of City of London
48m
Benson is 48 miles north-east of Salisbury
51m
Benson is 51 miles north of Southampton
52m
Benson is 52 miles east of Gloucester
56m
Benson is 56 miles north of Chichester