Where is Bucknell?

Bucknell is located in the county of Shropshire, West Midlands, four miles east of the town of Knighton, 25 miles south of the major town of Shrewsbury, 62 miles north of Cardiff, and 134 miles north-west of London. Bucknell lies just north-west of the Herefordshire border. Bucknell falls within the unitary authority of Shropshire. It is in the SY7 postcode district.

Bucknell on a map

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

Which county is Bucknell in?

Bucknell 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 Bucknell in Shropshire?

Bucknell is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Shropshire, and towards the westernmost extremity of Shropshire.

Location of Bucknell within Shropshire

What is the postcode for Bucknell?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Bucknell is SY7 0AA.

Where is Bucknell in SY7?

Bucknell is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the SY7 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the SY7 postcode district.

Location of Bucknell within SY7

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What is the latitude and longitude of Bucknell?

The centre of Bucknell is located at position 52.3604° latitude and -2.9495° longitude.

Latitude52.3604°
Longitude-2.9495°

What is the easting and northing of Bucknell?

The centre of Bucknell is located at the grid reference easting 335437 and northing 274018 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting335437
Northing274018

What are the nearest towns to Bucknell?

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

4m
Bucknell is 4 miles east of Knighton
6m
Bucknell is 6 miles north-east of Presteigne
7m
Bucknell is 7 miles south-west of Craven Arms
9m
Bucknell is 9 miles south of Bishop's Castle
10m
Bucknell is 10 miles west of Ludlow
11m
Bucknell is 11 miles north of Kington
13m
Bucknell is 13 miles north-west of Leominster
14m
Bucknell is 14 miles south-west of Church Stretton
15m
Bucknell is 15 miles west of Tenbury Wells
16m
Bucknell is 16 miles south-east of Montgomery

What are the nearest cities to Bucknell?

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

23m
Bucknell is 23 miles north-west of Hereford
33m
Bucknell is 33 miles west of Worcester
38m
Bucknell is 38 miles south-west of Wolverhampton
45m
Bucknell is 45 miles west of Birmingham
45m
Bucknell is 45 miles north-west of Gloucester
52m
Bucknell is 52 miles south-west of Lichfield
53m
Bucknell is 53 miles north of Newport
56m
Bucknell is 56 miles south-west of Stoke-on-Trent
57m
Bucknell is 57 miles south of Chester
61m
Bucknell is 61 miles west of Coventry