1. Bishop's Castle

Where is Bishop's Castle?

Bishop's Castle is located in the county of Shropshire, West Midlands, eight miles south-east of the town of Montgomery, 18 miles south-west of the major town of Shrewsbury, 70 miles north of Cardiff, and 140 miles north-west of London. Bishop's Castle lies roughly one mile north-east of the Powys border. Bishop's Castle falls within the unitary authority of Shropshire. It is in the SY9 postcode district. The post town for Bishop's Castle is Bishops Castle.

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Bounding box showing extent of Bishop's Castle
Location of Bishop's Castle within the UK

Which county is Bishop's Castle in?

Bishop's Castle 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 Bishop's Castle in Shropshire?

Bishop's Castle is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Shropshire, and towards the westernmost extremity of Shropshire.

Location of Bishop's Castle within Shropshire

What is the postcode for Bishop's Castle?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Bishop's Castle is SY9 5AH.

Where is Bishop's Castle in SY9?

Bishop's Castle is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the SY9 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the SY9 postcode district.

Location of Bishop's Castle within SY9

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What is the post town for Bishop's Castle?

The post town for Bishop's Castle is Bishops Castle. Bishop's Castle is in the SY9 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Bishops Castle.

What is the latitude and longitude of Bishop's Castle?

The centre of Bishop's Castle is located at position 52.493° latitude and -2.99782° longitude.

Latitude52.493°
Longitude-2.99782°

What is the easting and northing of Bishop's Castle?

The centre of Bishop's Castle is located at the grid reference easting 332350 and northing 288812 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting332350
Northing288812

What are the nearest towns to Bishop's Castle?

Position of Bishop's Castle relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Bishop's Castle to the centre of the town.

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Bishop's Castle is 8 miles south-east of Montgomery
8m
Bishop's Castle is 8 miles north-west of Craven Arms
9m
Bishop's Castle is 9 miles west of Church Stretton
11m
Bishop's Castle is 11 miles north of Knighton
13m
Bishop's Castle is 13 miles south-east of Welshpool
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Bishop's Castle is 13 miles east of Newtown
15m
Bishop's Castle is 15 miles north-west of Ludlow
15m
Bishop's Castle is 15 miles north of Presteigne
17m
Bishop's Castle is 17 miles south-east of Llanfair Caereinion
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Bishop's Castle is 18 miles south-west of Shrewsbury

What are the nearest cities to Bishop's Castle?

Position of Bishop's Castle relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Bishop's Castle to the centre of the city.

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Bishop's Castle is 32 miles north of Hereford
37m
Bishop's Castle is 37 miles west of Wolverhampton
39m
Bishop's Castle is 39 miles north-west of Worcester
46m
Bishop's Castle is 46 miles west of Birmingham
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Bishop's Castle is 48 miles south of Chester
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Bishop's Castle is 50 miles south-west of Stoke-on-Trent
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Bishop's Castle is 51 miles west of Lichfield
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Bishop's Castle is 54 miles north-west of Gloucester
56m
Bishop's Castle is 56 miles south of St Asaph
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Bishop's Castle is 63 miles north of Newport

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