Where is Mossy Lea?

Mossy Lea is located in the county of Lancashire, North West England, two miles north-west of the town of Standish, five miles north-west of the major town of Wigan, 149 miles north of Cardiff, 163 miles south of Edinburgh, and 181 miles north-west of London. Mossy Lea lies just west of the Greater Manchester border. Mossy Lea falls within the district council of West Lancashire, under the county council of Lancashire. It is in the WN6 postcode district. The post town for Mossy Lea is Wigan.

Mossy Lea on a map

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

Which county is Mossy Lea in?

Mossy Lea 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 Mossy Lea in Lancashire?

Mossy Lea is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Lancashire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Lancashire.

Location of Mossy Lea within Lancashire

What is the postcode for Mossy Lea?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Mossy Lea is WN6 9SA.

Where is Mossy Lea in WN6?

Mossy Lea is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the WN6 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the WN6 postcode district.

Location of Mossy Lea within WN6

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What is the post town for Mossy Lea?

The post town for Mossy Lea is Wigan. Mossy Lea is in the WN6 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Wigan.

What is the latitude and longitude of Mossy Lea?

The centre of Mossy Lea is located at position 53.60943° latitude and -2.70326° longitude.

Latitude53.60943°
Longitude-2.70326°

What is the easting and northing of Mossy Lea?

The centre of Mossy Lea is located at the grid reference easting 353568 and northing 412771 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting353568
Northing412771

What are the nearest towns to Mossy Lea?

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

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Mossy Lea is 2 miles north-west of Standish
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Mossy Lea is 4 miles south-west of Chorley
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Mossy Lea is 4 miles west of Adlington
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Mossy Lea is 5 miles north-east of Skelmersdale
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Mossy Lea is 5 miles north-west of Wigan
6m
Mossy Lea is 6 miles south of Leyland
6m
Mossy Lea is 6 miles north-west of Ince-in-Makerfield
7m
Mossy Lea is 7 miles west of Horwich
7m
Mossy Lea is 7 miles north-west of Hindley
8m
Mossy Lea is 8 miles east of Ormskirk

What are the nearest cities to Mossy Lea?

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

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Mossy Lea is 10 miles south of Preston
18m
Mossy Lea is 18 miles north-east of Liverpool
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Mossy Lea is 19 miles north-west of Salford
21m
Mossy Lea is 21 miles north-west of Manchester
30m
Mossy Lea is 30 miles north of Chester
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Mossy Lea is 31 miles south of Lancaster
39m
Mossy Lea is 39 miles north-east of St Asaph
41m
Mossy Lea is 41 miles west of Bradford
46m
Mossy Lea is 46 miles north-west of Stoke-on-Trent
49m
Mossy Lea is 49 miles west of Leeds