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Where is Penistone?

Penistone is located in the county of South Yorkshire, Yorkshire and the Humber, three miles north-west of the town of Stocksbridge, six miles west of the major town of Barnsley, and 153 miles north-west of London. Penistone lies two miles south of the West Yorkshire border, and was historically in the county of Yorkshire. Penistone falls within the metropolitan district council of Barnsley. It is in the S36 postcode district. The post town for Penistone is Sheffield.

Penistone on a map

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

Which county is Penistone in?

Penistone is in the ceremonial county of South Yorkshire, and the historic county of Yorkshire.

Ceremonial CountySouth Yorkshire
Historic CountyYorkshire

Where is Penistone in South Yorkshire?

Penistone is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of South Yorkshire, and towards the westernmost extremity of South Yorkshire.

Map showing location of Penistone within South Yorkshire
Location of Penistone within South Yorkshire

What is the postcode for Penistone?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Penistone is S36 6DZ.

Where is Penistone in S36?

Penistone is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the S36 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the S36 postcode district.

Map showing location of Penistone within S36
Location of Penistone within S36

What is the post town for Penistone?

The post town for Penistone is Sheffield. Penistone is in the S36 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Sheffield.

What is the latitude and longitude of Penistone?

The centre of Penistone is located at position 53.52567° latitude and -1.63082° longitude.

Latitude53.52567°
Longitude-1.63082°

What is the easting and northing of Penistone?

The centre of Penistone is located at the grid reference easting 424572 and northing 403286 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting424572
Northing403286

What are the nearest towns to Penistone?

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

north-west
3m
Penistone is 3 miles north-west of Stocksbridge
west
6m
Penistone is 6 miles west of Barnsley
west
7m
Penistone is 7 miles west of Worsbrough
south-east
7m
Penistone is 7 miles south-east of Holmfirth
south-west
9m
Penistone is 9 miles south-west of Royston
west
10m
Penistone is 10 miles west of Wombwell
south
10m
Penistone is 10 miles south of Horbury
south-east
10m
Penistone is 10 miles south-east of Meltham
south-east
10m
Penistone is 10 miles south-east of Huddersfield
south
11m
Penistone is 11 miles south of Mirfield

What are the nearest cities to Penistone?

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

north-west
12m
Penistone is 12 miles north-west of Sheffield
south-west
12m
Penistone is 12 miles south-west of Wakefield
south
19m
Penistone is 19 miles south of Bradford
south
19m
Penistone is 19 miles south of Leeds
east
26m
Penistone is 26 miles east of Manchester
east
28m
Penistone is 28 miles east of Salford
south-west
38m
Penistone is 38 miles south-west of York
north-east
41m
Penistone is 41 miles north-east of Stoke-on-Trent
north
42m
Penistone is 42 miles north of Derby
south
42m
Penistone is 42 miles south of Ripon

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