Preston is located in the county of Rutland, East Midlands, two miles north of the town of Uppingham, 18 miles east of the major city of Leicester, and 80 miles north of London. Preston lies three miles east of the Leicestershire border. Preston falls within the unitary authority of Rutland. It is in the LE15 postcode district. The post town for Preston is Oakham.
Preston is in the ceremonial county of Rutland, the historic county of Rutland, and the administrative county of Rutland.
Preston is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Rutland, and towards the westernmost extremity of Rutland.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Preston is LE15 9NQ.
Preston is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the LE15 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the LE15 postcode district.
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The post town for Preston is Oakham. Preston is in the LE15 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Oakham.
The centre of Preston is located at position 52.6127° latitude and -0.71453° longitude.
The centre of Preston is located at the grid reference easting 487136 and northing 302434 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Preston relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Preston to the centre of the town.
Position of Preston relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Preston to the centre of the city.