Where is East Stour?

East Stour is located in the county of Dorset, South West England, two miles south of the town of Gillingham, 24 miles north-west of the major town of Poole, 51 miles south-east of Cardiff, and 100 miles west of London. East Stour lies three miles east of the Somerset border. East Stour falls within the district council of North Dorset, under the county council of Dorset. It is in the SP8 postcode district. The post town for East Stour is Gillingham.

East Stour on a map

Bounding box showing extent of East Stour
Location of East Stour within the UK

Which county is East Stour in?

East Stour 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 East Stour in Dorset?

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

Location of East Stour within Dorset

What is the postcode for East Stour?

The nearest postcode to the centre of East Stour is SP8 5NZ.

Where is East Stour in SP8?

East Stour is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the SP8 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the SP8 postcode district.

Location of East Stour within SP8

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What is the post town for East Stour?

The post town for East Stour is Gillingham. East Stour is in the SP8 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Gillingham.

What is the latitude and longitude of East Stour?

The centre of East Stour is located at position 51.00886° latitude and -2.28576° longitude.

Latitude51.00886°
Longitude-2.28576°

What is the easting and northing of East Stour?

The centre of East Stour is located at the grid reference easting 380048 and northing 123314 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting380048
Northing123314

What are the nearest towns to East Stour?

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

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East Stour is 2 miles south of Gillingham
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East Stour is 4 miles west of Shaftesbury
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East Stour is 5 miles north-east of Stalbridge
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East Stour is 6 miles south of Mere
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East Stour is 6 miles north of Sturminster Newton
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East Stour is 6 miles south-east of Wincanton
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East Stour is 10 miles south-east of Bruton
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East Stour is 11 miles east of Sherborne
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East Stour is 11 miles south-east of Castle Cary
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East Stour is 12 miles north-west of Blandford Forum

What are the nearest cities to East Stour?

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

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East Stour is 21 miles south-east of Wells
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East Stour is 22 miles west of Salisbury
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East Stour is 26 miles south of Bath
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East Stour is 34 miles south-east of Bristol
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East Stour is 39 miles west of Southampton
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East Stour is 43 miles west of Winchester
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East Stour is 51 miles south-east of Newport
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East Stour is 51 miles south-east of Cardiff
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East Stour is 54 miles west of Portsmouth
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East Stour is 58 miles east of Exeter