Where is Lea?

Lea is located in the county of Wiltshire, South West England, two miles east of the town of Malmesbury, 12 miles west of the major town of Swindon, and 83 miles west of London. Lea lies four miles south of the Gloucestershire border. Lea falls within the unitary authority of Wiltshire. It is in the SN16 postcode district. The post town for Lea is Malmesbury.

Lea on a map

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

Which county is Lea in?

Lea is in the ceremonial county of Wiltshire, the historic county of Wiltshire, and the administrative county of Wiltshire.

Ceremonial CountyWiltshire
Historic CountyWiltshire
Administrative CountyWiltshire

Where is Lea in Wiltshire?

Lea is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Wiltshire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Wiltshire.

Location of Lea within Wiltshire

What is the postcode for Lea?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Lea is SN16 9FE.

Where is Lea in SN16?

Lea is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the SN16 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the SN16 postcode district.

Location of Lea within SN16

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What is the post town for Lea?

The post town for Lea is Malmesbury. Lea is in the SN16 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Malmesbury.

What is the latitude and longitude of Lea?

The centre of Lea is located at position 51.57753° latitude and -2.06164° longitude.

Latitude51.57753°
Longitude-2.06164°

What is the easting and northing of Lea?

The centre of Lea is located at the grid reference easting 395825 and northing 186521 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting395825
Northing186521

What are the nearest towns to Lea?

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

2m
Lea is 2 miles east of Malmesbury
6m
Lea is 6 miles south-east of Tetbury
7m
Lea is 7 miles west of Royal Wootton Bassett
9m
Lea is 9 miles north of Chippenham
10m
Lea is 10 miles south-west of Cricklade
10m
Lea is 10 miles north of Calne
10m
Lea is 10 miles south-east of Minchinhampton
10m
Lea is 10 miles south-west of Cirencester
11m
Lea is 11 miles south-east of Nailsworth
11m
Lea is 11 miles north-east of Corsham

What are the nearest cities to Lea?

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

19m
Lea is 19 miles north-east of Bath
21m
Lea is 21 miles south of Gloucester
25m
Lea is 25 miles east of Bristol
36m
Lea is 36 miles north-east of Wells
37m
Lea is 37 miles west of Oxford
37m
Lea is 37 miles north of Salisbury
40m
Lea is 40 miles east of Casnewydd
43m
Lea is 43 miles south of Worcester
43m
Lea is 43 miles south-east of Hereford
48m
Lea is 48 miles north-west of Winchester