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Where is Lewes?

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.

COVID-19: Lewes coronavirus cases are reported by Public Health England within the East Sussex case numbers. This Lewes coronavirus map shows the position of Lewes within East Sussex, along with the number of cases in East Sussex and each of the surrounding areas.

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Map showing extent of Lewes as bounding box
Bounding box showing extent of Lewes
Map showing location of Lewes within the UK
Location of Lewes within the UK

Which county is Lewes in?

Lewes is in the ceremonial county of East Sussex, the historic county of Sussex, and the administrative county of East Sussex.

Ceremonial CountyEast Sussex
Historic CountySussex
Administrative CountyEast Sussex

Where is Lewes in East Sussex?

Lewes is situated towards the southernmost extremity of East Sussex, and towards the westernmost extremity of East Sussex.

Map showing location of Lewes within East Sussex
Location of Lewes within East Sussex

What is the postcode for Lewes?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Lewes is BN7 2DE.

Where is Lewes in BN7?

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.

Map showing location of Lewes within BN7
Location of Lewes within BN7

What is the post town for Lewes?

The post town for Lewes is Lewes. Lewes is in the BN7 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Lewes.

What is the latitude and longitude of Lewes?

The centre of Lewes is located at position 50.87314° latitude and 0.0104° longitude.

Latitude50.87314°
Longitude0.0104°

What is the easting and northing of Lewes?

The centre of Lewes is located at the grid reference easting 541548 and northing 110107 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting541548
Northing110107

What are the nearest towns to Lewes?

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

north
5m
Lewes is 5 miles north of Peacehaven
north
6m
Lewes is 6 miles north of Newhaven
south-west
8m
Lewes is 8 miles south-west of Uckfield
north-west
8m
Lewes is 8 miles north-west of Seaford
south-east
9m
Lewes is 9 miles south-east of Burgess Hill
south-east
10m
Lewes is 10 miles south-east of Haywards Heath
west
11m
Lewes is 11 miles west of Polegate
west
11m
Lewes is 11 miles west of Hailsham
east
11m
Lewes is 11 miles east of Southwick
south-east
11m
Lewes is 11 miles south-east of Cuckfield

What are the nearest cities to Lewes?

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

north-east
8m
Lewes is 8 miles north-east of Brighton and Hove
east
35m
Lewes is 35 miles east of Chichester
south
44m
Lewes is 44 miles south of City of Westminster
south
44m
Lewes is 44 miles south of London
south
45m
Lewes is 45 miles south of City of London
east
49m
Lewes is 49 miles east of Portsmouth
south-west
54m
Lewes is 54 miles south-west of Canterbury
east
59m
Lewes is 59 miles east of Winchester
east
62m
Lewes is 62 miles east of Southampton
south
63m
Lewes is 63 miles south of St Albans

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