Where is Downton?

Downton is located in the county of Hampshire, South East England, two miles south-east of the town of New Milton, 11 miles east of the major town of Bournemouth, and 84 miles south-west of London. Downton lies three miles east of the Dorset border. Downton falls within the district council of New Forest, under the county council of Hampshire. It is in the SO41 postcode district. The post town for Downton is Lymington.

Downton on a map

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

Which county is Downton in?

Downton is in the ceremonial county of Hampshire, the historic county of Hampshire, and the administrative county of Hampshire.

Ceremonial CountyHampshire
Historic CountyHampshire
Administrative CountyHampshire

Where is Downton in Hampshire?

Downton is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Hampshire, and towards the westernmost extremity of Hampshire.

Location of Downton within Hampshire

What is the postcode for Downton?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Downton is SO41 0LH.

Where is Downton in SO41?

Downton is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the SO41 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the SO41 postcode district.

Location of Downton within SO41

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What is the post town for Downton?

The post town for Downton is Lymington. Downton is in the SO41 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Lymington.

What is the latitude and longitude of Downton?

The centre of Downton is located at position 50.73504° latitude and -1.61986° longitude.

Latitude50.73504°
Longitude-1.61986°

What is the easting and northing of Downton?

The centre of Downton is located at the grid reference easting 426923 and northing 92894 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting426923
Northing92894

What are the nearest towns to Downton?

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

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Downton is 2 miles south-east of New Milton
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Downton is 4 miles south-west of Lymington
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Downton is 6 miles west of Yarmouth
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Downton is 7 miles east of Christchurch
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Downton is 11 miles south-east of Ringwood
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Downton is 11 miles east of Bournemouth
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Downton is 13 miles east of Ferndown
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Downton is 14 miles south-west of Totton
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Downton is 14 miles west of Cowes
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Downton is 15 miles west of Newport

What are the nearest cities to Downton?

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

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Downton is 15 miles south-west of Southampton
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Downton is 24 miles west of Portsmouth
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Downton is 24 miles south of Salisbury
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Downton is 26 miles south-west of Winchester
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Downton is 38 miles west of Chichester
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Downton is 55 miles south-east of Bath
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Downton is 56 miles south-east of Wells
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Downton is 65 miles west of Brighton and Hove
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Downton is 65 miles south-east of Bristol
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Downton is 72 miles south of Oxford