Where is Great Thorness?

Great Thorness is located in the county of Isle of Wight, South East England, four miles south-west of the town of Cowes, 12 miles south of the major city of Southampton, and 76 miles south-west of London. Great Thorness lies three miles south of the Hampshire border, and was historically in the county of Hampshire. Great Thorness falls within the unitary authority of Isle of Wight. It is in the PO31 postcode district. The post town for Great Thorness is Cowes.

Great Thorness on a map

Bounding box showing extent of Great Thorness
Location of Great Thorness within the UK

Which county is Great Thorness in?

Great Thorness is in the ceremonial county of Isle of Wight, the historic county of Hampshire, and the administrative county of Isle of Wight.

Ceremonial CountyIsle of Wight
Historic CountyHampshire
Administrative CountyIsle of Wight

Where is Great Thorness in Isle of Wight?

Great Thorness is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Isle of Wight, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Isle of Wight.

Location of Great Thorness within Isle of Wight

What is the postcode for Great Thorness?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Great Thorness is PO31 8NQ.

Where is Great Thorness in PO31?

Great Thorness is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the PO31 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the PO31 postcode district.

Location of Great Thorness within PO31

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What is the post town for Great Thorness?

The post town for Great Thorness is Cowes. Great Thorness is in the PO31 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Cowes.

What is the latitude and longitude of Great Thorness?

The centre of Great Thorness is located at position 50.73066° latitude and -1.36127° longitude.

Latitude50.73066°
Longitude-1.36127°

What is the easting and northing of Great Thorness?

The centre of Great Thorness is located at the grid reference easting 445176 and northing 92533 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting445176
Northing92533

What are the nearest towns to Great Thorness?

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

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Great Thorness is 4 miles south-west of Cowes
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Great Thorness is 4 miles north-west of Newport
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Great Thorness is 4 miles south-west of East Cowes
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Great Thorness is 6 miles east of Yarmouth
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Great Thorness is 8 miles east of Lymington
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Great Thorness is 9 miles west of Ryde
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Great Thorness is 10 miles west of Brading
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Great Thorness is 11 miles north-west of Sandown
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Great Thorness is 11 miles north-west of Shanklin
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Great Thorness is 11 miles south-west of Gosport

What are the nearest cities to Great Thorness?

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

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Great Thorness is 12 miles south of Southampton
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Great Thorness is 13 miles west of Portsmouth
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Great Thorness is 23 miles south of Winchester
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Great Thorness is 27 miles west of Chichester
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Great Thorness is 30 miles south-east of Salisbury
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Great Thorness is 54 miles west of Brighton and Hove
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Great Thorness is 63 miles south-east of Bath
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Great Thorness is 65 miles south-east of Wells
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Great Thorness is 71 miles south of Oxford
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Great Thorness is 74 miles south-east of Bristol