Where is Mawdesley?

Mawdesley is located in the county of Lancashire, North West England, five miles north-west of the town of Standish, eight miles north-west of the major town of Wigan, 149 miles north of Cardiff, 162 miles south of Edinburgh, and 183 miles north-west of London. Mawdesley lies four miles west of the Greater Manchester border. Mawdesley falls within the district council of Chorley, under the county council of Lancashire. It is in the L40 postcode district. The post town for Mawdesley is Ormskirk.

Mawdesley on a map

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

Which county is Mawdesley in?

Mawdesley is in the ceremonial county of Lancashire, the historic county of Lancashire, and the administrative county of Lancashire.

Ceremonial CountyLancashire
Historic CountyLancashire
Administrative CountyLancashire

Where is Mawdesley in Lancashire?

Mawdesley is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Lancashire, and towards the westernmost extremity of Lancashire.

Location of Mawdesley within Lancashire

What is the postcode for Mawdesley?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Mawdesley is L40 2QG.

Where is Mawdesley in L40?

Mawdesley is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the L40 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the L40 postcode district.

Location of Mawdesley within L40

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What is the post town for Mawdesley?

The post town for Mawdesley is Ormskirk. Mawdesley is in the L40 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Ormskirk.

What is the latitude and longitude of Mawdesley?

The centre of Mawdesley is located at position 53.62601° latitude and -2.77077° longitude.

Latitude53.62601°
Longitude-2.77077°

What is the easting and northing of Mawdesley?

The centre of Mawdesley is located at the grid reference easting 349121 and northing 414663 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting349121
Northing414663

What are the nearest towns to Mawdesley?

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

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Mawdesley is 5 miles north-west of Standish
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Mawdesley is 5 miles north of Skelmersdale
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Mawdesley is 5 miles south-west of Leyland
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Mawdesley is 6 miles west of Chorley
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Mawdesley is 6 miles north-east of Ormskirk
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Mawdesley is 7 miles west of Adlington
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Mawdesley is 8 miles north-west of Wigan
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Mawdesley is 9 miles south-west of Bamber Bridge
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Mawdesley is 9 miles north of Rainford
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Mawdesley is 9 miles north-west of Ince-in-Makerfield

What are the nearest cities to Mawdesley?

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

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Mawdesley is 10 miles south of Preston
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Mawdesley is 17 miles north-east of Liverpool
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Mawdesley is 22 miles north-west of Salford
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Mawdesley is 24 miles north-west of Manchester
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Mawdesley is 29 miles south of Lancaster
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Mawdesley is 31 miles north of Chester
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Mawdesley is 38 miles north-east of St Asaph
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Mawdesley is 43 miles west of Bradford
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Mawdesley is 49 miles north-west of Stoke-on-Trent
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Mawdesley is 52 miles west of Leeds