Where is Bishop Thornton?

Bishop Thornton is located in the county of North Yorkshire, Yorkshire and the Humber, five miles north-west of the major town of Harrogate, 145 miles south-east of Edinburgh, and 187 miles north of London. Bishop Thornton was historically in the county of Yorkshire. Bishop Thornton falls within the district council of Harrogate, under the county council of North Yorkshire. It is in the HG3 postcode district. The post town for Bishop Thornton is Harrogate.

Bishop Thornton on a map

Bounding box showing extent of Bishop Thornton
Location of Bishop Thornton within the UK

Which county is Bishop Thornton in?

Bishop Thornton is in the ceremonial county of North Yorkshire, the historic county of Yorkshire, and the administrative county of North Yorkshire.

Ceremonial CountyNorth Yorkshire
Historic CountyYorkshire
Administrative CountyNorth Yorkshire

Where is Bishop Thornton in North Yorkshire?

Bishop Thornton is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of North Yorkshire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of North Yorkshire.

Location of Bishop Thornton within North Yorkshire

What is the postcode for Bishop Thornton?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Bishop Thornton is HG3 3JU.

Where is Bishop Thornton in HG3?

Bishop Thornton is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the HG3 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the HG3 postcode district.

Location of Bishop Thornton within HG3

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What is the post town for Bishop Thornton?

The post town for Bishop Thornton is Harrogate. Bishop Thornton is in the HG3 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Harrogate.

What is the latitude and longitude of Bishop Thornton?

The centre of Bishop Thornton is located at position 54.06542° latitude and -1.60087° longitude.

Latitude54.06542°
Longitude-1.60087°

What is the easting and northing of Bishop Thornton?

The centre of Bishop Thornton is located at the grid reference easting 426220 and northing 463349 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting426220
Northing463349

What are the nearest towns to Bishop Thornton?

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

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Bishop Thornton is 5 miles north-west of Harrogate
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Bishop Thornton is 7 miles east of Pateley Bridge
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Bishop Thornton is 7 miles north-west of Knaresborough
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Bishop Thornton is 9 miles west of Boroughbridge
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Bishop Thornton is 11 miles south of Masham
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Bishop Thornton is 12 miles north of Otley
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Bishop Thornton is 13 miles north-west of Wetherby
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Bishop Thornton is 13 miles north-east of Ilkley
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Bishop Thornton is 14 miles north of Guiseley
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Bishop Thornton is 14 miles north of Yeadon

What are the nearest cities to Bishop Thornton?

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

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Bishop Thornton is 6 miles south-west of Ripon
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Bishop Thornton is 18 miles north of Leeds
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Bishop Thornton is 20 miles north of Bradford
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Bishop Thornton is 22 miles west of York
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Bishop Thornton is 27 miles north of Wakefield
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Bishop Thornton is 48 miles north of Sheffield
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Bishop Thornton is 48 miles north-east of Manchester
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Bishop Thornton is 49 miles east of Lancaster
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Bishop Thornton is 49 miles south of Durham
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Bishop Thornton is 49 miles north-east of Salford

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