Where is Faringdon?

Faringdon is located in the county of Oxfordshire, South East England, five miles south-east of the town of Lechlade-on-Thames, 11 miles north-east of the major town of Swindon, and 63 miles west of London. Faringdon lies three miles east of the Gloucestershire border, and was historically in the county of Berkshire. Faringdon falls within the district council of Vale of White Horse, under the county council of Oxfordshire. It is in the SN7 postcode district. The post town for Faringdon is Faringdon.

Faringdon on a map

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

Which county is Faringdon in?

Faringdon is in the ceremonial county of Oxfordshire, the historic county of Berkshire, and the administrative county of Oxfordshire.

Ceremonial CountyOxfordshire
Historic CountyBerkshire
Administrative CountyOxfordshire

Where is Faringdon in Oxfordshire?

Faringdon is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Oxfordshire, and towards the westernmost extremity of Oxfordshire.

Location of Faringdon within Oxfordshire

What is the postcode for Faringdon?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Faringdon is SN7 7HP.

Where is Faringdon in SN7?

Faringdon is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the SN7 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the SN7 postcode district.

Location of Faringdon within SN7

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What is the post town for Faringdon?

The post town for Faringdon is Faringdon. Faringdon is in the SN7 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Faringdon.

What is the latitude and longitude of Faringdon?

The centre of Faringdon is located at position 51.65814° latitude and -1.58364° longitude.

Latitude51.65814°
Longitude-1.58364°

What is the easting and northing of Faringdon?

The centre of Faringdon is located at the grid reference easting 428898 and northing 195566 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting428898
Northing195566

What are the nearest towns to Faringdon?

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

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Faringdon is 5 miles south-east of Lechlade-on-Thames
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Faringdon is 6 miles east of Highworth
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Faringdon is 7 miles south of Carterton
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Faringdon is 8 miles north-west of Wantage
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Faringdon is 9 miles east of Fairford
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Faringdon is 10 miles south-west of Witney
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Faringdon is 11 miles south of Burford
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Faringdon is 11 miles north-east of Swindon
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Faringdon is 12 miles east of Cricklade
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Faringdon is 13 miles west of Abingdon-on-Thames

What are the nearest cities to Faringdon?

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

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Faringdon is 15 miles south-west of Oxford
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Faringdon is 32 miles south-east of Gloucester
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Faringdon is 38 miles north-east of Bath
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Faringdon is 42 miles north of Salisbury
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Faringdon is 43 miles north of Winchester
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Faringdon is 46 miles south-east of Worcester
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Faringdon is 46 miles east of Bristol
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Faringdon is 52 miles south of Coventry
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Faringdon is 53 miles north of Southampton
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Faringdon is 54 miles west of St Albans