Where is Cann?

Cann is located in the county of Dorset, South West England, one mile south-east of the town of Shaftesbury, 21 miles north-west of the major town of Poole, 55 miles south-east of Cardiff, and 96 miles south-west of London. Cann lies just south-west of the Wiltshire border. Cann falls within the district council of North Dorset, under the county council of Dorset. It is in the SP7 postcode district. The post town for Cann is Shaftesbury.

Cann on a map

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

Which county is Cann in?

Cann is in the ceremonial county of Dorset, the historic county of Dorset, and the administrative county of Dorset.

Ceremonial CountyDorset
Historic CountyDorset
Administrative CountyDorset

Where is Cann in Dorset?

Cann is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Dorset, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Dorset.

Location of Cann within Dorset

What is the postcode for Cann?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Cann is SP7 0BJ.

Where is Cann in SP7?

Cann is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the SP7 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the SP7 postcode district.

Location of Cann within SP7

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What is the post town for Cann?

The post town for Cann is Shaftesbury. Cann is in the SP7 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Shaftesbury.

What is the latitude and longitude of Cann?

The centre of Cann is located at position 50.99036° latitude and -2.18367° longitude.

Latitude50.99036°
Longitude-2.18367°

What is the easting and northing of Cann?

The centre of Cann is located at the grid reference easting 387205 and northing 121234 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting387205
Northing121234

What are the nearest towns to Cann?

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

1m
Cann is 1 mile south-east of Shaftesbury
5m
Cann is 5 miles south-east of Gillingham
7m
Cann is 7 miles north-east of Sturminster Newton
8m
Cann is 8 miles south-east of Mere
9m
Cann is 9 miles east of Stalbridge
9m
Cann is 9 miles north of Blandford Forum
11m
Cann is 11 miles south-east of Wincanton
14m
Cann is 14 miles south-east of Bruton
15m
Cann is 15 miles east of Sherborne
15m
Cann is 15 miles south of Warminster

What are the nearest cities to Cann?

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

18m
Cann is 18 miles west of Salisbury
25m
Cann is 25 miles south-east of Wells
28m
Cann is 28 miles south of Bath
35m
Cann is 35 miles west of Southampton
37m
Cann is 37 miles south-east of Bristol
38m
Cann is 38 miles west of Winchester
50m
Cann is 50 miles west of Portsmouth
54m
Cann is 54 miles south-east of Newport
55m
Cann is 55 miles south-east of Cardiff
60m
Cann is 60 miles south of Gloucester