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Where is Quarr?

Quarr is located in the county of Dorset, South West England, three miles west of the town of Gillingham, 24 miles south of the major city of Bath, 48 miles south-east of Cardiff, and 101 miles west of London. Quarr lies just east of the Somerset border. Quarr falls within the district council of North Dorset, under the county council of Dorset. It is in the SP8 postcode district. The post town for Quarr is Gillingham.

Quarr on a map

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

Which county is Quarr in?

Quarr is in the ceremonial county of Dorset, the historic county of Dorset, and the administrative county of Dorset.

Ceremonial CountyDorset
Historic CountyDorset
Administrative CountyDorset

Where is Quarr in Dorset?

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

Location of Quarr within Dorset
Location of Quarr within Dorset

What is the postcode for Quarr?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Quarr is SP8 5PA.

Where is Quarr in SP8?

Quarr is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the SP8 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the SP8 postcode district.

Location of Quarr within SP8
Location of Quarr within SP8

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What is the post town for Quarr?

The post town for Quarr is Gillingham. Quarr is in the SP8 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Gillingham.

What is the latitude and longitude of Quarr?

The centre of Quarr is located at position 51.03316° latitude and -2.33544° longitude.

Latitude51.03316°
Longitude-2.33544°

What is the easting and northing of Quarr?

The centre of Quarr is located at the grid reference easting 376575 and northing 126031 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting376575
Northing126031

What are the nearest towns to Quarr?

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

west
3m
Quarr is 3 miles west of Gillingham
south-east
4m
Quarr is 4 miles south-east of Wincanton
south-west
5m
Quarr is 5 miles south-west of Mere
north
5m
Quarr is 5 miles north of Stalbridge
west
6m
Quarr is 6 miles west of Shaftesbury
north
7m
Quarr is 7 miles north of Sturminster Newton
south-east
8m
Quarr is 8 miles south-east of Bruton
south-east
9m
Quarr is 9 miles south-east of Castle Cary
north-east
10m
Quarr is 10 miles north-east of Sherborne
south-west
14m
Quarr is 14 miles south-west of Warminster

What are the nearest cities to Quarr?

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

south-east
18m
Quarr is 18 miles south-east of Wells
west
24m
Quarr is 24 miles west of Salisbury
south
24m
Quarr is 24 miles south of Bath
south
31m
Quarr is 31 miles south of Bristol
west
42m
Quarr is 42 miles west of Southampton
west
45m
Quarr is 45 miles west of Winchester
south-east
48m
Quarr is 48 miles south-east of Cardiff
south-east
48m
Quarr is 48 miles south-east of Newport
east
57m
Quarr is 57 miles east of Exeter
west
57m
Quarr is 57 miles west of Portsmouth