1. Eccleston

Where is Eccleston?

Eccleston is located in the county of Lancashire, North West England, three miles south-west of the town of Leyland, eight miles south of the major city of Preston, 151 miles north of Cardiff, 160 miles south of Edinburgh, and 184 miles north-west of London. Eccleston lies four miles north-west of the Greater Manchester border. Eccleston falls within the district council of Chorley, under the county council of Lancashire. It is in the PR7 postcode district. The post town for Eccleston is Chorley.

Eccleston on a map

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

Which county is Eccleston in?

Eccleston is in the ceremonial county of Lancashire, the historic county of Lancashire, and the administrative county of Lancashire.

Ceremonial CountyLancashire
Historic CountyLancashire
Administrative CountyLancashire

Where is Eccleston in Lancashire?

Eccleston is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Lancashire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Lancashire.

Location of Eccleston within Lancashire

What is the postcode for Eccleston?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Eccleston is PR7 5RT.

Where is Eccleston in PR7?

Eccleston is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the PR7 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the PR7 postcode district.

Location of Eccleston within PR7

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What is the post town for Eccleston?

The post town for Eccleston is Chorley. Eccleston is in the PR7 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Chorley.

What is the latitude and longitude of Eccleston?

The centre of Eccleston is located at position 53.65103° latitude and -2.7331° longitude.

Latitude53.65103°
Longitude-2.7331°

What is the easting and northing of Eccleston?

The centre of Eccleston is located at the grid reference easting 351641 and northing 417420 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting351641
Northing417420

What are the nearest towns to Eccleston?

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

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Eccleston is 3 miles south-west of Leyland
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Eccleston is 4 miles west of Chorley
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Eccleston is 5 miles north-west of Standish
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Eccleston is 6 miles north-west of Adlington
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Eccleston is 6 miles south-west of Bamber Bridge
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Eccleston is 7 miles north of Skelmersdale
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Eccleston is 8 miles north-east of Ormskirk
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Eccleston is 8 miles north-west of Wigan
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Eccleston is 8 miles north-west of Horwich
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Eccleston is 9 miles south-east of Freckleton

What are the nearest cities to Eccleston?

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

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Eccleston is 8 miles south of Preston
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Eccleston is 20 miles north-east of Liverpool
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Eccleston is 22 miles north-west of Salford
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Eccleston is 23 miles north-west of Manchester
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Eccleston is 28 miles south of Lancaster
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Eccleston is 33 miles north of Chester
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Eccleston is 40 miles north-east of St Asaph
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Eccleston is 41 miles west of Bradford
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Eccleston is 49 miles north-west of Stoke-on-Trent
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Eccleston is 50 miles west of Leeds

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