Where is Purton?

Purton is located in the county of Wiltshire, South West England, four miles north-east of the town of Royal Wootton Bassett, four miles north-west of the major town of Swindon, 57 miles east of Cardiff, and 75 miles west of London. Purton lies four miles south-east of the Gloucestershire border. Purton falls within the unitary authority of Wiltshire. It is in the SN5 postcode district. The post town for Purton is Swindon.

Purton on a map

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

Which county is Purton in?

Purton 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 Purton in Wiltshire?

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

Location of Purton within Wiltshire

What is the postcode for Purton?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Purton is SN5 4AP.

Where is Purton in SN5?

Purton is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the SN5 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the SN5 postcode district.

Location of Purton within SN5

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What is the post town for Purton?

The post town for Purton is Swindon. Purton is in the SN5 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Swindon.

What is the latitude and longitude of Purton?

The centre of Purton is located at position 51.58841° latitude and -1.86636° longitude.

Latitude51.58841°
Longitude-1.86636°

What is the easting and northing of Purton?

The centre of Purton is located at the grid reference easting 409355 and northing 187737 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting409355
Northing187737

What are the nearest towns to Purton?

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

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Purton is 4 miles north-east of Royal Wootton Bassett
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Purton is 4 miles south of Cricklade
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Purton is 4 miles north-west of Swindon
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Purton is 7 miles south-west of Highworth
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Purton is 9 miles south-west of Fairford
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Purton is 10 miles south-east of Cirencester
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Purton is 10 miles east of Malmesbury
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Purton is 10 miles south-west of Lechlade-on-Thames
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Purton is 12 miles north-east of Calne
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Purton is 13 miles north-west of Marlborough

What are the nearest cities to Purton?

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

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Purton is 25 miles south-east of Gloucester
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Purton is 26 miles north-east of Bath
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Purton is 29 miles south-west of Oxford
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Purton is 33 miles east of Bristol
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Purton is 36 miles north of Salisbury
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Purton is 43 miles north-east of Wells
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Purton is 44 miles north-west of Winchester
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Purton is 44 miles south of Worcester
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Purton is 49 miles east of Newport
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Purton is 49 miles south-east of Hereford