1. Knossington

Where is Knossington?

Knossington is located in the county of Leicestershire, East Midlands, four miles west of the town of Oakham, 14 miles east of the major city of Leicester, and 85 miles north of London. Knossington lies just west of the Rutland border. Knossington falls within the district council of Melton, under the county council of Leicestershire. It is in the LE15 postcode district. The post town for Knossington is Oakham.

Knossington on a map

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

Which county is Knossington in?

Knossington is in the ceremonial county of Leicestershire, the historic county of Leicestershire, and the administrative county of Leicestershire.

Ceremonial CountyLeicestershire
Historic CountyLeicestershire
Administrative CountyLeicestershire

Where is Knossington in Leicestershire?

Knossington is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Leicestershire, and towards the easternmost extremity of Leicestershire.

Location of Knossington within Leicestershire

What is the postcode for Knossington?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Knossington is LE15 8LT.

Where is Knossington in LE15?

Knossington is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the LE15 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the LE15 postcode district.

Location of Knossington within LE15

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What is the post town for Knossington?

The post town for Knossington is Oakham. Knossington is in the LE15 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Oakham.

What is the latitude and longitude of Knossington?

The centre of Knossington is located at position 52.66914° latitude and -0.81523° longitude.

Latitude52.66914°
Longitude-0.81523°

What is the easting and northing of Knossington?

The centre of Knossington is located at the grid reference easting 480215 and northing 308596 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting480215
Northing308596

What are the nearest towns to Knossington?

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

4m
Knossington is 4 miles west of Oakham
7m
Knossington is 7 miles north-west of Uppingham
7m
Knossington is 7 miles south-east of Melton Mowbray
11m
Knossington is 11 miles east of Syston
13m
Knossington is 13 miles north of Corby
14m
Knossington is 14 miles north of Market Harborough
14m
Knossington is 14 miles west of Stamford
16m
Knossington is 16 miles north of Desborough
18m
Knossington is 18 miles south-east of Loughborough
18m
Knossington is 18 miles south of Grantham

What are the nearest cities to Knossington?

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

14m
Knossington is 14 miles east of Leicester
24m
Knossington is 24 miles south-east of Nottingham
25m
Knossington is 25 miles west of Peterborough
33m
Knossington is 33 miles south-east of Derby
34m
Knossington is 34 miles north-east of Coventry
41m
Knossington is 41 miles south of Lincoln
43m
Knossington is 43 miles east of Lichfield
48m
Knossington is 48 miles east of Birmingham
49m
Knossington is 49 miles west of Ely
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Knossington is 51 miles north-west of Cambridge

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