Where is Downton?

Downton is located in the county of Wiltshire, South West England, five miles north-east of the town of Fordingbridge, 16 miles west of the major city of Southampton, 71 miles south-east of Cardiff, and 79 miles south-west of London. Downton lies roughly one mile west of the Hampshire border. Downton falls within the unitary authority of Wiltshire. It is in the SP5 postcode district. The post town for Downton is Salisbury.

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 Wiltshire, the historic county of Wiltshire, and the administrative county of Wiltshire.

Ceremonial CountyWiltshire
Historic CountyWiltshire
Administrative CountyWiltshire

Where is Downton in Wiltshire?

Downton is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Wiltshire, and towards the easternmost extremity of Wiltshire.

Location of Downton within Wiltshire

What is the postcode for Downton?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Downton is SP5 3PG.

Where is Downton in SP5?

Downton is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the SP5 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the SP5 postcode district.

Location of Downton within SP5

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What is the post town for Downton?

The post town for Downton is Salisbury. Downton is in the SP5 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Salisbury.

What is the latitude and longitude of Downton?

The centre of Downton is located at position 50.9928° latitude and -1.74189° longitude.

Latitude50.9928°
Longitude-1.74189°

What is the easting and northing of Downton?

The centre of Downton is located at the grid reference easting 418211 and northing 121520 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting418211
Northing121520

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.

5m
Downton is 5 miles north-east of Fordingbridge
8m
Downton is 8 miles south-east of Wilton
10m
Downton is 10 miles north-east of Verwood
10m
Downton is 10 miles north of Ringwood
11m
Downton is 11 miles west of Romsey
12m
Downton is 12 miles north-west of Totton
12m
Downton is 12 miles south of Amesbury
15m
Downton is 15 miles north-east of Ferndown
17m
Downton is 17 miles north of New Milton
17m
Downton is 17 miles west of Eastleigh

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.

6m
Downton is 6 miles south-east of Salisbury
16m
Downton is 16 miles west of Southampton
19m
Downton is 19 miles west of Winchester
32m
Downton is 32 miles north-west of Portsmouth
38m
Downton is 38 miles south-east of Bath
42m
Downton is 42 miles east of Wells
43m
Downton is 43 miles west of Chichester
49m
Downton is 49 miles south-east of Bristol
57m
Downton is 57 miles south of Oxford
64m
Downton is 64 miles south of Gloucester