Where is Lyneham?

Lyneham is located in the county of Wiltshire, South West England, four miles south-west of the town of Royal Wootton Bassett, nine miles south-west of the major town of Swindon, 52 miles east of Cardiff, and 79 miles west of London. Lyneham falls within the unitary authority of Wiltshire. It is in the SN15 postcode district.

Lyneham on a map

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

Which county is Lyneham in?

Lyneham 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 Lyneham in Wiltshire?

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

Location of Lyneham within Wiltshire

What is the postcode for Lyneham?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Lyneham is SN15 4PS.

Where is Lyneham in SN15?

Lyneham is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the SN15 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the SN15 postcode district.

Location of Lyneham within SN15

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What is the latitude and longitude of Lyneham?

The centre of Lyneham is located at position 51.5071° latitude and -1.96559° longitude.

Latitude51.5071°
Longitude-1.96559°

What is the easting and northing of Lyneham?

The centre of Lyneham is located at the grid reference easting 402485 and northing 178686 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting402485
Northing178686

What are the nearest towns to Lyneham?

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

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Lyneham is 4 miles south-west of Royal Wootton Bassett
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Lyneham is 5 miles north of Calne
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Lyneham is 7 miles north-east of Chippenham
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Lyneham is 8 miles south-east of Malmesbury
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Lyneham is 9 miles south-west of Swindon
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Lyneham is 10 miles south-west of Cricklade
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Lyneham is 11 miles north-east of Corsham
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Lyneham is 11 miles north of Devizes
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Lyneham is 12 miles north-west of Marlborough
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Lyneham is 12 miles north-east of Melksham

What are the nearest cities to Lyneham?

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

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Lyneham is 19 miles north-east of Bath
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Lyneham is 28 miles south-east of Gloucester
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Lyneham is 28 miles east of Bristol
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Lyneham is 31 miles north of Salisbury
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Lyneham is 35 miles south-west of Oxford
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Lyneham is 36 miles north-east of Wells
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Lyneham is 42 miles north-west of Winchester
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Lyneham is 45 miles east of Newport
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Lyneham is 48 miles north-west of Southampton
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Lyneham is 49 miles south of Worcester