Lewes is located in the county of East Sussex, South East England, five miles north of the town of Peacehaven, eight miles north-east of the major city of Brighton and Hove, and 45 miles south of London. Lewes lies six miles east of the West Sussex border, and was historically in the county of Sussex. Lewes falls within the district council of Lewes, under the county council of East Sussex. It is in the BN7 postcode district. The post town for Lewes is Lewes.
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Lewes is in the ceremonial county of East Sussex, the historic county of Sussex, and the administrative county of East Sussex.
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Lewes is situated towards the southernmost extremity of East Sussex, and towards the westernmost extremity of East Sussex.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Lewes is BN7 2DE.
Lewes is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the BN7 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the BN7 postcode district.
The post town for Lewes is Lewes. Lewes is in the BN7 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Lewes.
The centre of Lewes is located at position 50.87314° latitude and 0.0104° longitude.
The centre of Lewes is located at the grid reference easting 541548 and northing 110107 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Lewes relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Lewes to the centre of the town.
Position of Lewes relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Lewes to the centre of the city.